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Response to Review of The Alexiad of Anna Komnene: Artistic Strategy in the Making of a Myth

I am grateful for the chance to respond to Elisabeth Mincin’s review of my book because, for all her goodwill and expertise, she does not engage far with my reading of the Alexiad and, where she does, she often misrepresents it. As an historian, she makes two main points about the Alexiad itself: that itContinue reading “Response to Review of The Alexiad of Anna Komnene: Artistic Strategy in the Making of a Myth”