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The Alexiad - Komnene, Anna, and Sewter, E R a (Translated by), and Frankopan, Peter (Notes by)
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A revised edition of a medieval masterpiece--the first narrative history written by a woman Written between 1143 and 1153 by the daughter of Byzantine Emperor Alexios I Komnenos, The Alexiad is one of the most popular and revealing primary sources in the vast canon of medieval literature. Princess Anna Komnene, eldest child of the imperial couple, reveals the inner workings of the court, profiles its many extraordinary personages, and offers a firsthand account of immensely significant events such as the First Crusade, ...

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The Alexiad 2009, Penguin Group

ISBN-13: 9780140455274

Revised edition

Trade paperback