The Alexiad, Paperback Book


A revised edition of Anna Komnene's Alexiad, to replace our existing 1969 edition.

This is the first European narrative history written by a woman - an account of the reign of a Byzantine emperor through the eyes and words of his daughter which offers an unparalleled view of the Byzantine world in the eleventh and twelfth centuries.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 624 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9780140455274

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