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Representations of Early Byzantine Empresses

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This book reconsiders a wide array of images of Byzantine empresses on media as diverse as bronze coins and gold mosaic from the f... Lire la suite
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Description

This book reconsiders a wide array of images of Byzantine empresses on media as diverse as bronze coins and gold mosaic from the fifth through to the seventh centuries A.D. The representations have often been viewed in terms of individual personas, but strong typological currents frame their medieval context. Empress Theodora, the target of political pornography, has consumed the bulk of past interest, but even her representations fit these patterns. Methodological tools from fields as disparate as numismatics as well as cultural and gender studies help clarify the broader cultural significance of female imperial representation and patronage at this time.

Auteur
ANNE L. MCCLANAN is Assistant Professor of art history at Portland State University, Oregon, USA. She is the co-editor of Personal Objects, Social Subjects: The Material Culture of Sex, Procreation, and Marriage in Pre-Modern Europe, forthcoming from Palgrave.

Contenu
Introduction The Empress Ariadne and the Politics of Transition Early Byzantine Steelyard Weights: Potency and Diffusion of the Imperial Image Looking at Her: Prokopios Rhetor and the Representation of Empress Theodora The Visual Representation of Empress Theodora The Empress Sophia: Authority and Conflict Conclusion

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Representations of Early Byzantine Empresses
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780312294922
ISBN: 978-0-312-29492-2
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Springer Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 282
Poids: 498g
Taille: H216mm x B216mm x T138mm
Année: 2003
Auflage: 2003

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