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Justinian and Theodora.

Robert Browning

Justinian and Theodora.

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Byzantine Empire
    • Subjects:
    • Justinian I, Emperor of the East, 483?-565,
    • Theodora, Empress, consort of Justinian I, Emperor of the East, d. 548,
    • Emperors -- Byzantine Empire -- Biography,
    • Empresses -- Byzantine Empire -- Biography,
    • Byzantine Empire -- History -- Justinian I, 527-565

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 265-266.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF572 .B76 1971b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination272 p.
      Number of Pages272
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5313521M
      LC Control Number72100907


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A good basic book on the life of Justinian. Light on the life of Theodora. The two big focus areas of this book centered on Justinian's attempt to rebuild Byzantium to the glory of the old Roman Empire with re-conquests of North Africa and Italy, and dealing with the different view of Christianity-The Holy Trinity or the Monophysitics which was firmly in place in Egypt and growing in by:   A good basic book on the life of Justinian.

Light on the life of Theodora. The two big focus areas of this book centered on Justinian's attempt to rebuild Byzantium to the glory of the old Roman Empire with re-conquests of North Africa and Justinian and Theodora. book, and dealing with the different view of Christianity-The Holy Trinity or the Monophysitics which was firmly in place in Egypt and growing in /5.

A good basic book on the life of Justinian. Light on the life of Theodora. The two big focus areas of this book centered on Justinian's attempt to rebuild Byzantium to the glory of the old Roman Empire with re-conquests of North Africa and Italy, and dealing with the different view of Christianity-The Holy Trinity or the Monophysitics which was firmly in place in Egypt and growing in Syria/5.

Justinian And Theodora: A Drama, Being A Chapter Of History And The One Gleam Of Light During The Dark Ages () by Elbert Justinian and Theodora. book and Alice Hubbard | Apr 2, Paperback. A good basic book on the life of Justinian.

Light on the life of Theodora. The two big focus areas of this book centered on Justinian's attempt to rebuild Byzantium to the glory of the old Roman Empire with re-conquests of North Africa and Italy, and dealing with the different view of Christianity-The Holy Trinity or the Monophysitics which was firmly in place in Egypt and growing in Syria/5(8).

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That episode happens after this book ends, which seems like a pretty large omission as, but for Theodora, Justinian's reign, which lasted until after Theodora's death, would have ended right there and then. I read lots of HF and this one simply doesn't measure up/5(25).

And then there was Justinian's beloved Theodora: a Monophysite. In Justinian published a tract, known as "The Three Chapters," in which he tried to find ground for compromise, but this.

Books About Justinian. Justinian: The Last Roman Emperor by G. Baker. Biography. Justinian and wife Theodora helmed the Roman empire in its waning days, successfully quashing invasions from the Goths, the Vandals, and other challengers.

Ultimately, their. Theodora. Theodora was empress of the Byzantine Empire and the wife of Emperor Justinian I. She was one of the most influential and powerful of the Byzantine empresses.

Some sources mention her as empress regnant, with Justinian I as her co-regent. Along with her husband, she Justinian and Theodora. book a saint in the Eastern Orthodox Church, commemorated on November Emperor Justinian. One famous Byzantine Emperor was Justinian I.

Justinian ruled from AD to Justinian created a set of laws called the Justinian Code. This code said that the emperor made all of the laws and interpreted the laws as well. The Justinian Code was law throughout the empire. Justinian and Theodora: A Drama Being a Chapter of History and the One Gleam of Light During the Dark Ages Hubbard, Elbert and Alice Published by Elbert Hubard ().

This text flays Justinian and Theodora as corrupt, immoral, and just plain evil. Even though the account sounds fantastic, it is considered genuine by modern historians (but not necessarily accurate).

Of course, the Eastern Orthodox Church considers Justinian a saint, so you'll either love or hate this book. By the time of Justinian and Theodora several systems of reckoning time were in use, chief among them were the year of the current Olympiad (which was falling out of use as the Olympics had been recently abolished, but which still retained a utility as a reliable benchmark going back years), the reign and year of the current emperor as well as a number of inconsistent syntheses of cosmic.

When Justinian first assumed the title of Roman Emperor in CE, his inherited empire--now based in Constantinople-- had lost almost all of its connection with the Eternal City itself, and was threatened from within by profound theological splits, and from without by the various barbarian kingdoms that surrounded it.

By taking military action against the barbarian Ostrogoths, Visigoths, and 4/5(2). Where Theodora went, trouble followed In sixth century Constantinople, one woman, Theodora, defied every convention and all the odds, and rose from being a common theater tart to become empress of a great kingdom, the most powerful woman the Roman Empire would ever know/5.

Theodora: Actress, Empress, Whore tells the story of Theodora, before and after she became one of the most powerful women in the Byzantine Empires history. The novel touches briefly on her adolescent years and how it began by the age of 5 when her mother offered up her and two other sisters as supporters to the Blue faction/5.

His book "Justinian and Theodora" is a classic biography about the life and times of the Emperor Justinian, who lived ca. and the Empress Theodora, who lived ca. This review is based on the original version of the book, published by Praeger inwhich has pages and comes with some wonderful colour illustrations /5(6).

Theodora died in at a relatively young age, possibly of cancer; Justinian outlived her by nearly twenty years. Justinian, who had always had a keen interest in theological matters and actively participated in debates on Christian doctrine, [32] became even more devoted to Father: Sabbatius, Justin I (adoptive).

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Browning, Robert, Justinian and Theodora. London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (OCoLC) The Wars consists of: (1) the Persian Wars (two books), on the long struggle of the emperors Justin I and Justinian I against the Persian kings Kavadh and Khosrow I down to(2) the Vandal War (two books), describing the conquest of the Vandal kingdom in Africa and subsequent events from toand (3) the Gothic War (three books.

Justinian and Theodora in the later years of her life from the perspective of Theodora's illegitimate son who is passed off as her nephew. Dixon, Pierson, Sir, The glittering horn: secret memoirs of the Court of Justinian, (London, J. Cape, ).

The Age of Justinian and Theodora: A History of the Sixth Century A. D Elibron Classics Series Volume 2 of The Age of Justinian and Theodora: A History of the Sixth Century A.D, William Gordon Holmes: Author: William Gordon Holmes: Edition: reprint: Publisher: Adegi Graphics LLC, ISBN:Length: pages: Export.

Genre/Form: History Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Browning, Robert, Justinian and Theodora. New York, Praeger []. (part col.) 25 cm. Justinian and Theodora impressed their personalities upon an age, the 6th century, more firmly than any of their predecessors since Augustus, five and a.

This book is a gripping, long-overdue biography of one of the most intriguing and powerful female figures of Western history: Theodora of Byzantium.

Ruthlessly criticized and reviled by her contemporaries, Theodora, the beautiful wife of Emperor Justinian, began her life as the daughter of a bear-keeper and rose to be Justinian's partner in politics as well as in life, ruling from to /5(1). Justinian I was born of peasant parents.

His name at birth was Petrus Sabbatius. He took the Roman name “Justinianus” from his uncle, Justin.

It was through Justin that Justinian advanced. In the early s, Justin—a high-ranking military commander in Constantinople (now Istanbul)—took Justinian under his wing. He ensured that Justinian received a Classical education and military training. The book basically covers the life of the Empress Theodora, as the title pretty much gives that away.

Theodora has always been a interesting historical figure and depending on who you ask is either a great woman of history or some one who should be ignored/5.

Theodora was a very commanding personality with great influence as seen in her persuading Justinian to change laws and her reaction to disloyalty when she was left effectively in control while Justinian suffered from the plague. Theodora was strong willed, opinionated, and believed that women should have : Jenni Irving.

Robert Browning JUSTINIAN AND THEODORA Book Club Edition Hardcover London Thames & Hudson Near Fine in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Soiling. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Shipping and handling. This item will ship to United States, but the seller has not specified shipping Rating: % positive.

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Hagia Sophia, Istanbul. Theotokos mosaic, apse, Hagia Sophia, Istanbul. Hagia Sophia as a mosque. Justinian and Theodora. 1, likes 4 talking about this. Recalling the true epic of Justinian and Theodora who overcame odds to rise from the dregs of society to the heights of empire and their Followers: K.

Theodora, the second sister, dressed in a little tunic with sleeves, like a slave girl, waited on Comito and used to follow her. about carrying on her shoulders the bench on which her favored sister was wont to sit at public gatherings. Buy Justinian and Theodora by Robert Browning online at Alibris.

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The Secret History was a book written about the behind the scenes life of Emperor Justinian and his wife Empress Theodora. Procopius also documents the exploits of top general Belisarus and his quest to rebuild the Roman Empire (on a shoe string budget of course).5/5(5). Ah, good ol’ Procopius and his Secret History, right.

A riddle that has troubled scholars and laymen alike. Much ink have been spent on the matter, so let’s put things in some order.

Procopius of Caesarea was a 6th-c. historiographer, the best kno. In this book, James Allan Evans provides an account of the life and times of the Empress Theodora. He follows her from her childhood as a Hippodrome bearkeeper's daughter to her imperial roles as Justinian's most trusted counsellor and as an effective and powerful advocate for .We come to know about Theodora’s life from historical documents like that of Procopius’s ‘The Wars of Justinian’.

The book portrays the empress as a very strong and dominant personality. On the other hand, ‘Secret History’ by the same historian, shows her as a shrewd and mean queen who used her sexuality to control the emperor.Justinian and Theodora blur the line between church and state.

-To unite with the church, he persecutes Christian heretics to - Believes he is the champion of orthodoxy. - ex. shutting down Plato's academy. - ex. Theodora chasing Antoninia's lover "thought nothing of violating all the sanctuaries all together".