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Questions for Gender in Byzantine Society - a book by Neil, Bronwen

Questions for Gender in Byzantine Society

Questions for Gender in Byzantine Society( )
Author: Neil, Bronwen
Garland, Lynda
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $149.95
Book Description:

Gender was a key social indicator in Byzantine society, as in many others. While studies of gender in the western medieval period have appeared regularly in the past decade, similar studies of Byzantium have lagged behind. Masculine and feminine roles were not always as clearly defined as in the West, while eunuchs made up a 'third gender' in the imperial court. The present collection of essays uncovers gender roles in the imperial family, in monastic institutions of both genders, in...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Gender Studies
History / Medieval
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.084 x 9.399 x 0.78 Inches
Book Weight:1.252 Pounds

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