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Tamar of Georgia, 1184–1213

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

Encyclopedia entry

...Perspective Tamar the Great (born ca. 1160, r. 1184–1213) ruled the medieval kingdom of Georgia at the height of its political power and cultural influence. The eleventh and twelfth centuries saw the development of powerful...

Tamar of Georgia (1184–1213) and the Language of Female Power

Lois Huneycutt

Lois Huneycutt is Associate Professor of History at the University of Missouri, Columbia, and has worked extensively on Anglo-Norman queenship. She is currently at work on a project reassessing the role of women in Europe’s conversion to Christianity, and her most recent publication is an article on women and power in volume two of Bloomsbury’s A Cultural History of Women in the Middle Ages, edited by Kim M. Phillips. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Companion to Global Queenship

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...My thanks to Linda Ehrsam Voigts and Theresa Coletti for their comments on a preliminary version of this chapter, presented at the 2015 meeting of the Mid America Medieval Society, and to Ellie Woodacre for her insightful suggestions...