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Women, men, and eunuchs : gender in Byzantium

Title
Women, men, and eunuchs : gender in Byzantium / edited by Liz James.
Format
Book
Published
London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.
Description
xxiv, 207 p. ; 23 cm.
URL
<Publisher description> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0649/96044590-d.html
Other contributors
James, Liz.
Other titles
Victor Cheney Collection
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Sacred and profane love: thoughts on Byzantine gender / Averil Cameron
  • Women and icons, and women in icons / Robin Cormack
  • Memories of Helena: patterns in imperial female matronage in the fourth and fifth centuries / Leslie Brubaker
  • Imperial women and the ideology of womanhood in the eleventh and twelfth centuries / Barbara Hill
  • Gender and orientalism in Georgia in the age of Queen Tamar / Antony Eastmond
  • Salome's sisters: the rhetoric and realities of dance in late antiquity and Byzantium / Ruth Webb
  • Women as outsiders / Dion C. Smythe
  • Byzantine eunuchs: an overview, with special reference to their creation and origin / Shaun F. Tougher
  • Homo byzantinus? / Charles Barber.
Kinsey subjects
Women--Dark Ages. Eunuchs--Dark Ages Gender role identification--Dark Ages. Social conditions--Dark Ages.
ISBN
0415146852 (hardcover) 9780415146852 (hardcover) 0415146860 (pbk.) 9780415146869 (pbk.)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
185.6 W66 1997
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute