Inspired by true events, Far Away Bird delves into the complex mind of Byzantine Empress Theodora. This intimate account deftly follows her rise from actress-prostitute in Constantinople’s red-light district to the throne of the Byzantine Empire. Her salacious past has left historians blushing and uncomfortable.
- Douglas A. Burton
👸The book is a historical graphic novel based on the Byzantine Empire which in the mid 10th century reaches its highest peak of a territorial resurgence, followed by dynastic intrigues and plotting when overly ambitious eunuchs control the throne and mighty generals dream of becoming Roman Emperors.
Byzantine Women. : Lynda Garland. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2006 - History - 226 pages. 0 Reviews. This volume brings together a group of international scholars, who explore many unusual aspects of...
This is a biography of the Byzantine courtesan who rose from the gutter to the throne of an Empire. Theodora was a remarkable woman whose background and actions were scandalous.
Drosilla and Charikles: A Byzantine Novel. Drosilla and Charikles. : Nikētas (ho Eugeneianos), Nicétas Eugenianus. Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2004 - Fiction - 207 pages. 0 Reviews. Known for its...
Jun 08, 2012 · A seasoned writer, Kastenello's narrative is smooth and enjoyable, and takes you on an incredible journey into a world not often visited. You will learn all about important Byzantine figures in history and about Antonina, a woman who really deserves the term "Heroine", and should be revered by all. Read more.
- Paul Kastenellos
About this Item: Academy Chicago Publishers, Chicago, 1993. Card Wrappers. Condition: Almost 'As New'. Reprint. A highly entertaining biography of a fascinating woman [500-548 AD] who rose from a background of poverty and prostitution to become Empress of Byzantium and consort of Justinian I. ix, 193pp, map.
Feb 11, 2020 · A review of Shaun Prescott's new book, The Town. Shaun Prescott’s The Town is meta from the start. It concerns a wannabe writer who has taken up residence in a desolate town in the Australian Outback, with the intent to write a book on what he calls the “disappearing towns” of the region.
Mar 04, 2013 · Art produced during the Byzantine Empire was marked by the development of a new aesthetic. One of the features was its abstract or anti-naturalistic character. If classical art was attempting to create representations that mimicked reality closely, Byzantine art abandoned this attempt in favour of a symbolic approach.
Women's Dress in Byzantium, in Garland, Lynda (ed), Byzantine women: varieties of experience 800-1200, 2006, Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., ISBN 0-7546-5737-X, 9780754657378. Dawson, Timothy (2007). Byzantine infantryman: Eastern Roman empire c.900-1204 .