In the tenth the eunuch Theophanes commanded a fleet that burned Russian ships attempting to assault Constantinople, and Peter Phocas, who "overturned everyone's expectations" Leo the Deacon, —7 , thwarted a Russian land invasion by killing the enemy general in single combat. It was in the imperial palace that eunuchs played their distinctive and most important role as mediators between the emperor and If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click 'Authenticate'.
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The perfect servant: eunuchs and the social construction of gender in Byzantium
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Chapter 4 Making Sense of Tradition: Part II Becoming Protagonists. Chapter 5 Passing the Test of Sanctity: Eunuchs and the Ecclesiastical World of Byzantium. Chapter 6 Transgressing Gender Boundaries: Chapter 7 Transcending the Material World: Chapter 8 Eunuchs at the Palace: Eunuchs and the Social Construction of Gender in Byzantium. University of Chicago Press. Most users should sign in with their email address.
The Perfect Servant: Eunuchs and the Social Construction of Gender in Byzantium, Ringrose
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