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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social history,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Byzantine Empire,
  • History / Ancient / General,
  • Ancient - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10205943M
ISBN 100415425247
ISBN 109780415425247

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  The existence of eunuchs was one of the defining features of the Byzantine Empire. Covering the whole span of the history of the empire, from the fourth to the fifteenth centuries AD, Shaun Tougher presents a comprehensive survey of the history and roles of eunuchs, making use of extensive comparative material, such as from China, Persia and the Ottoman Empire, as well as about castrato /5(6).   Below are two pieces on the methods of castration actually used in the Eastern Roman Empire (commonly known as Byzantium or the Byzantine Empire). The first is from the work of Paulus Aegineta, a 7th century surgeon and the second is from a recent scholarly work on the surgery of the period. Paulus Aegineta has been widely cited, though the most recent translation of his work into . The eunuch in byzantine history and society. Byzantine Empire is placed in the context of the history of the eunuch in general. of the book for classroom use would have been greatly Author: Shaun Tougher. The contributors use evidence from both texts and images to give a wide-ranging picture of the place of women and Byzantine society and the perceptions of women held by that society. Women, Men and Eunuchs offers a unique and valuable exploration of the issue of gender in Byzantium, which will fascinate anyone interested in ancient and medieval.

“In this sense, Byzantine culture embodies the French historian Fernand Braudel's notion of the longue durée, the long term: that which survives the vicissitudes of changing governments, newfangled fashions or technological improvements, an ongoing inheritance that can both imprison and inspire.” ― Judith Herrin, Byzantium: The Surprising Life of a Medieval Empire. The existence of eunuchs was one of the defining features of the Byzantine Empire. Covering the whole span of the history of the empire, from the fourth to the fifteenth centuries AD, Shaun Tougher presents a comprehensive survey of the history and roles of eunuchs, making use of extensive comparative material, such as from China, Persia and the Ottoman Empire, as well as about castrato. Book Search Engine Can Find THE EUNUCH IN BYZANTINE HISTORY AND SOCIETY by TOUGHER, Shaun. ABOUT TRUST ONLINE; THE EUNUCH IN BYZANTINE HISTORY AND SOCIETY. By: TOUGHER, Shaun. an Australian-owned and operated company and the region's leading book search service since Order online or by phone. AUS NZL INT + Furthermore, there is offered an analysis of how society thought about eunuchs, especially their gender identity - were they perceived as men, women, or a third sex? The broad survey of the political and social position of eunuchs in the Byzantine Empire is placed in the .