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Questions of Gender in Byzantine Society

Questions of Gender in Byzantine Society

Questions of Gender in Byzantine Society( )
Editor: Neil, Bronwen
Garland, Lynda
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing Company
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $119.95
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: History / Ancient / Rome
Social Science / Gender Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.084 x 9.126 Inches

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