Women, Men and Eunuchs: The Three Sexes in Byzantium

Byzantium 330–1453

Byzantium 330–1453

A highly topical subject. Professor Liz James, University of Sussex, explores the different roles and lifestyles allocated to the three sexes who made up Byzantine society: men, the most important; women, the least significant; and eunuchs, neither one nor the other. Another audio recording from the concurrent lectures with the Byzantium 330-1453 exhibition. Listen here. You will have to download but it is only 24 Mb.

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