Comnena, Anna
Comnena, Anna
Byzantine historian, eldest daughter of Alexius Comnenus, Emperor of Constantinople (1081-1118)

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  • Anna Comnena — (Anna Komnena) (1083–ca. 1155)    Anna Comnena was the daughter of the Byzantine emperor Alexis I Comnenus, and is often considered the world’s first female historian. She is best known as the author of the Alexiad, a 15 book history of her… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • Anna Komnena — (griechisch Anna Komniní Ἄννα Κομνηνή, * 2. Dezember 1083 in Konstantinopel; † ca. 1154) war eine byzantinische Geschichtsschreiberin und das älteste von sieben Kindern des byzantinischen Kaisers Alexios I. Komnenos und seiner Frau Irene… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Anna Komnene — Anna Komnena (griechisch Anna Komniní Ἄννα Κομνηνή, * 2. Dezember 1083 in Konstantinopel; † ca. 1154) war eine byzantinische Historikerin und das älteste von sieben Kindern des byzantinischen Kaisers Alexios I. Komnenos und seiner Frau Irene… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ANNA Comnena — filia alexii Comneni Imperatoris eruditione insigni praefulgens. Scripsit historiam Patris sui 15. libris comprehensam, nuper a Iohan. Gronovio publici iuris factam. Vide de illa Zonaram …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Anna Comnena — born Dec. 2, 1083 died с 1153 Byzantine historian. Daughter of the emperor Alexius I Comnenus, she conspired with her mother against her brother John II Comnenus; when the plot was discovered, she was forced to enter a convent. There she wrote… …   Universalium

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