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Empress of Byzantium.

Helen A. Mahler

Empress of Byzantium.

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Published by Coward-McCann in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Byzantine Empire
    • Subjects:
    • Eudocia, consort of Theodosius II, Emperor of the East, d. 460 -- Fiction,
    • Byzantine Empire -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[Translated from the German original by the author with the assistance of Leona Nevler]
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ4.M214 Em
      The Physical Object
      Pagination376 p.
      Number of Pages376
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6111395M
      LC Control Number52008027
      OCLC/WorldCa331435


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Theodora, (born c. ce —died JConstantinople [now Istanbul, Turkey]), Byzantine empress, wife of the emperor Justinian I (reigned –), probably the most powerful woman in Byzantine history. Her intelligence and political acumen made her Justinian’s most trusted adviser and enabled her to use the power and influence of.

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