Anecdota, or Secret History (Loeb Classical Library No 290)

Anecdota, or Secret History (Loeb Classical Library No 290)

By: Procopius (author), B.H. Dewing (translator)Hardback

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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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Product Details

  • publication date: 30/11/1935
  • ISBN13: 9780674993204
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 406
  • ID: 9780674993204
  • weight: 280
  • ISBN10: 0674993209
  • translations: Greek, modern (1453-)

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