The Resource Theodora : actress, empress, whore, Stella Duffy

Theodora : actress, empress, whore, Stella Duffy

Label
Theodora : actress, empress, whore
Title
Theodora
Title remainder
actress, empress, whore
Statement of responsibility
Stella Duffy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Justinian took a wife: and the manner she was born and bred, and wedded to this man, tore up the Roman Empire by the very roots" Procopius. Charming, charismatic, heroic? Theodora of Constantinople rose from nothing to become the most powerful woman in the history of Byzantine Rome. In Stella Duffy's breathtaking new novel, she comes to life again - a fascinating, controversial and seductive woman. Some called her a saint. Others were not so kind...When her father is killed, the young Theodora is forced into near slavery to survive. But just as she learns to control her body as a dancer, and for the men who can afford her, so she is determined to shape a very different fate for herself. From the vibrant streets and erotic stage shows of sixth century Constantinople to the holy desert retreats of Alexandria, Theodora is an extraordinary imaginative achievement from one of our finest writers
Cataloging source
UKM
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Theodora : actress, empress, whore, Stella Duffy
Label
Theodora : actress, empress, whore, Stella Duffy
Publication
Note
Followed by: The purple shroud
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 339-340)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn501273594
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9781844082155
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) TG241771
  • (OCoLC)501273594

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