Theodosian Empresses: Women and Imperial Dominion in Late Antiquity

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University of California Press, 1982 - History - 258 pages
"Theodosian Empresses" sets a series of compelling women on the stage of history and offers new insights into the eastern court in the fifth century.
 

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Contents

Theodosius the Great and His Women
6
Aelia Eudoxia Augusta
48
Aelia Pulcheria Augusta
79
Aelia Eudocia Augusta
112
The Controversy Over the Mother of God
147
Two Empresses Who Refused to Be One
175
From Dominion to Sainthood
217
Bibliography
229
Index
245
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Kenneth G. Holum is Professor of History at the University of Maryland.

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