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Published: 31 August 2020

240 Pages

8 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781789621556

Bookseller Code (06)

Narrating Martyrdom

Rewriting Late-Antique Virgin Martyrs in Byzantium

Anne P. Alwis

Liverpool University Press

Translated Texts for Byzantinists LUP

  • The first translations and commentaries of the martyrdoms of three virgin martyrs: Ia, Horaiozele, and Tatiana
  • The first book on narratology and focalisation in Byzantine hagiography
  • Exciting new perspective on the agency of the Byzantine hagiographer
  • New assessments on the relationship between a hagiographer and his audience Reconceives the rewriting of Byzantine hagiography