Author:Anna Komnene

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Anna Komnene
(1083–1153)
Anna Komnene or Comnena (Greek: Άννα Κομνηνή, Anna Komnēnē; was a Byzantine princess and scholar, daughter of the Byzantine emperor Alexios I Komnenos and Irene Doukaina. She is one of the first known female historians, having written the Alexiad.

Works[edit]

  • The Alexiad (1182), translated in 1928 by Elizabeth Dawes
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