On detailed inspection, sources relating to the Byzantine empire do contain significant reference to the position and role of women in society. In this study Carolyn Connor presents a window into the lives, occupations, beliefs, and social roles of Byzantine women' from Late Antiquity, AD 250, to the Fall of Constantinople in 1453.

Women of Byzantium 2012, Yale University Press, New haven

ISBN-13: 9780300186468

Trade paperback

Women of Byzantium 2004, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300099577