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Published: 04 November 2015

288 Pages | 25 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199740765

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Actress, Empress, Saint

David Potter

Women in Antiquity

  • A fascinating portrait of a woman who rose from professional courtesan to influential advisor and empress
  • Takes advantage of the latest research on early Byzantium
  • Penetrates the highly biased accounts of her found in the writings of her contemporaries