Anecdota, or Secret History

Anecdota, or Secret History

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In Secret History the Byzantine historian Procopius (late fifth century to after 558 CE) attacks the sixth century CE emperor Justinian and empress Theodora and alleges their ruinous effect on the Roman empire. Procopius pen is particularly sharp in portraying Theodora s lewdness, duplicity, cruelty, spite, vanity and pride.

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  • Hardback | 406 pages
  • 110 x 162 x 24mm | 322.05g
  • LOEB
  • Cambridge, Mass, United States
  • English
  • Ill.2M.
  • 0674993209
  • 9780674993204
  • 542,948

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