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Description - Representations of Early Byzantine Empresses by Anne L. McClanan

This title 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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312294922
ISBN-10: 0312294921
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 282
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 4-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Anne L. McClanan

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.

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