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But when John’s dying father reveals the knowledge that his whore mother, the “bearkeeper’s daughter,” is actually Empress Theodora, John’s life is forever changed. It’s a classic rags to riches tale, but one unique and all its own for a variety of reasons: the Roman empire /5(40).


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THE ROMAN EMPRESSES History of the Lives and secret intrigues of the Wives of the Twelve Caesars Seller Rating: % positive. Early life. Messalina was the daughter of Domitia Lepida the Younger and her first cousin Marcus Valerius Messalla Barbatus.

Her mother was the youngest child of the consul Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus and Antonia mother's brother, Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus, had been the first husband of the future Empress Agrippina the Younger and the biological father of the future Emperor. Theodora (/ ˌ θ iː ə ˈ d ɔːr ə /; Greek: Θεοδώρα; c.

– 28 June ) was an Eastern Roman empress by marriage to Emperor became empress upon Justinian's accession in and was one of his chief advisers, albeit from humble origins.

Along with her spouse, Theodora is a saint in the Eastern Orthodox Church and in the Oriental Orthodox Church, commemorated on Galla Placidia ( / – 27 November ), daughter of the Roman emperor Theodosius I, was regent to Valentinian III from until his majority inand a major force in Roman politics for most of her life.

She was queen consort to Ataulf, king of the Visigoths from until his death inand briefly empress consort to Constantius III in We come to know about Theodora’s life from historical documents like that of Procopius’s ‘The Wars of Justinian’.

The book portrays the empress as a very strong and dominant personality. On the other hand, ‘Secret History’ by the same historian, shows her as a shrewd and mean queen who used her sexuality to control the emperor.

Poppaea Sabina (AD 30 – AD 65)—known as Poppaea Sabina the Younger (to differentiate her from her mother) and, after AD 63, as Poppaea Augusta Sabina—was a Roman Empress as the second wife of the Emperor had also been wife to the future Emperor historians of antiquity describe her as a beautiful woman who used intrigues to become empress.

Collection Title: The Roman empresses; or, the history of the lives and secret intrigues of the wives of the twelve Cæsars Valeria Messalina, Wife of Claudius Author: Jacques Roergas de Serviez. The emperors of Rome could be wise, just and kind. They could also be vindictive, cruel and insane.

And most of all, they could be the worst perverts the world has ever seen — at least according. Little is known of Theodora’s early life, but a combination of the official version with that found in the highly coloured Secret History of Procopius of Caesarea probably provides the best explanation.

Her father, Acacius, was a bear keeper at the Hippodrome (circus) in ius says that she became an actress and prostitute while still young, leading an unconventional life. Domitia Longina (c. AD –c. AD ) was a Roman empress and wife to the Roman emperor was the youngest daughter of the general and consul Gnaeus Domitius a divorced her first husband, Lucius Aelius Lamia Plautius Aelianus in order to marry Domitian in AD The marriage produced only one son, whose early death is believed to have been the cause of a.

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This book provides a scandalous look at the life and times of the Empress Dowager. Many modern historians consider Backhouse to have prepared the book based on his own forgeries.

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Justinian ( A.D.), who ruled the Roman Empire from his capital in Constantiple, was, along with his wife Empress Theodora, one of the most scandalous monarchs in history. During his reign, Justinian oversaw the construction of the Hagia Sophia, one of the wonders of the ancient world, and he strove to maintain Rome's territories.

Procopius was the greatest historian of the Later Roman Empire. He was the author of an account of the Persian, Vandal, and Gothic Wars called The History of the Wars, and of Buildings of Justinian. His Secret History lay unpublished until The present translation by Richard Attwater is the only one to stand as a work of literature in its.

Where Theodora went, trouble followed. In sixth-century Constantinople, one woman, Theodora, defied every convention and all the odds and rose from common theater tart to empress of a great kingdom, the most powerful woman the Roman Empire would ever know. The woman whose image was later immortalized in glittering mosaic was a scrappy, clever, conniving, flesh-and-blood woman full of.

Where Theodora went, trouble followed. In sixth-century Constantinople, one woman, Theodora, defied every convention and all the odds and rose from common theater tart to empress of a great kingdom, the most powerful woman the Roman Empire would ever know. The woman whose image was later immortalized in glittering mosaic was a scrappy, clever, conniving, flesh-and-blood.

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During most of Justin’s reign, actual power lay in the hands of his nephew and successor, Justinian I.

The following account of those more than 40 years of.Prior to this novel, I had encountered Empress Theodora in short, little blurbs in history textbooks and so I knew she was an actress who managed to catch the eye of a Byzantine emperor. This novel, however, does a lot to flesh out that story and what must have been an amazing life/5(4).This book is a fascinating look into Mongol culture and history.

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