The Alexiad

Anna Komnene

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Penguin Books Ltd
6 August 2009
ISBN: 9780140455274
Paperback

From the publisher

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.