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Once, Theodora was little more than a slave, the daughter of a bear-keeper, running barefoot through the streets of Constantinople. Now she is Theou doron, 'the Gift of God', Empress of Byzantine Rome and the most powerful woman in the world. In Stella Duffy's compelling new novel, the beguiling and extraordinary Empress Theodora emerges from the shadow of history into brilliant light. Clever, courageous and ruthless when betrayed, Theodora rules alongside her husband, the Emperor Justinian - a true love match in a world of ...

The Purple Shroud 2013, Virago Press Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781844087785

Mass-market paperback

The Purple Shroud 2012, Penguin Group

ISBN-13: 9780143122258

Trade paperback

The Purple Shroud 2012, Virago Press Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781844087778