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The Alexiad
The Alexiad (Large Print)
by Anna Comnena
Publisher ReadHowYouWant
Published on: 28 November 2007
Categories Biography & Autobiography, Literature
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Our Price: US$44.99
 

Volume(s): 1
Format Details: 16pt, Verdana
ISBN(s): 9781425059897
About the Book
“The Alexiad” is a spectacular narrative that illustrates the mega events during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Alexius I. Here, Comnena describes the political and military history of her country. She starts with the account of the rebellion through which her father ascended the throne. It also gives point of view of the royal family regarding the Byzantine war and the first crusades. Must Read!
About the Author
Anna Comnena was a Byzantine princess, scholar and daughter of Emperor Alexius Comnenus of Constantinople. She is considered one of the first known female historians. She was educated in literature, philosophy, history, and geography.
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