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Larisa Orlov Vilimonović

Larisa Orlov Vilimonović is Assistant Professor of Byzantine history at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, Serbia. She teaches courses in Byzantine cultural and social history. Her main interests are Byzantine literature, rhetoric and gender studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Structure and Features of Anna Komnene’s Alexiad : Emergence of a Personal History

Amsterdam University Press, 2019

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...I, however, will use words, my weapon, not only toward right and left, but also to the front as well as to the back. For neither the colour nor the form of discourse is one; both are manifold and varied. The one who knows their mixtures...

Technē historikē

Larisa Orlov Vilimonović

Larisa Orlov Vilimonović is Assistant Professor of Byzantine history at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, Serbia. She teaches courses in Byzantine cultural and social history. Her main interests are Byzantine literature, rhetoric and gender studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Structure and Features of Anna Komnene’s Alexiad : Emergence of a Personal History

Amsterdam University Press, 2019

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... – nature of history. For this issue see Vilimonović: 2015b, p. 209-212. and the mode she chose to deliver her political agenda. Psellos’ Encomium was a literary exemplar for Anna how to deliver a self-praise in the specific generic frame....

Doukai – Construction of an Alternative Political Discourse

Larisa Orlov Vilimonović

Larisa Orlov Vilimonović is Assistant Professor of Byzantine history at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, Serbia. She teaches courses in Byzantine cultural and social history. Her main interests are Byzantine literature, rhetoric and gender studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Structure and Features of Anna Komnene’s Alexiad : Emergence of a Personal History

Amsterdam University Press, 2019

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... in the Alexiad was – a guardian and follower of Alexios’ on his war campaigns.cf. Vilimonović, 2015, p. 25-26. Anna’s insistence on the physical beauty of Maria of Alania is very similar in manner as in the case of Constantine Doukas....

The Pain of Niobe and Cry of Electra

Larisa Orlov Vilimonović

Larisa Orlov Vilimonović is Assistant Professor of Byzantine history at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, Serbia. She teaches courses in Byzantine cultural and social history. Her main interests are Byzantine literature, rhetoric and gender studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Structure and Features of Anna Komnene’s Alexiad : Emergence of a Personal History

Amsterdam University Press, 2019

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...Since tragedy represents not only a complete action but also incidents that cause fear and pity and this happens most of all when the incidents are unexpected and yet one is a consequence of the other. For in that way the incidents...

Anna Komnene’s Periautologia

Larisa Orlov Vilimonović

Larisa Orlov Vilimonović is Assistant Professor of Byzantine history at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, Serbia. She teaches courses in Byzantine cultural and social history. Her main interests are Byzantine literature, rhetoric and gender studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Structure and Features of Anna Komnene’s Alexiad : Emergence of a Personal History

Amsterdam University Press, 2019

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...We must therefore look warily to ourselves when we recount praise received from others and see that we do not allow any taint or suggestion of self-love and self-praise to appear, lest we be thought to make Patroclus our excuse, a while we...

Introduction: Behind the narrative poetics of Anna Komnene’s Alexiad

Larisa Orlov Vilimonović

Larisa Orlov Vilimonović is Assistant Professor of Byzantine history at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, Serbia. She teaches courses in Byzantine cultural and social history. Her main interests are Byzantine literature, rhetoric and gender studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Structure and Features of Anna Komnene’s Alexiad : Emergence of a Personal History

Amsterdam University Press, 2019

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...The Alexiad of Anna Komnene is a masterpiece of Byzantine historiography, which the first Komnenian princess wrote over the course of almost twenty years in the middle of the twelfth century (ca. 1138-ca. 1153).The composition...

Komnenian Philia

Larisa Orlov Vilimonović

Larisa Orlov Vilimonović is Assistant Professor of Byzantine history at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, Serbia. She teaches courses in Byzantine cultural and social history. Her main interests are Byzantine literature, rhetoric and gender studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Structure and Features of Anna Komnene’s Alexiad : Emergence of a Personal History

Amsterdam University Press, 2019

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... she does not omit Maria. How should we read Anna’s passages in the Alexiad? The stories of her birth and John’s birth show an apparent antagonism at various levels.See Orlov, 2012, p. 354-356; Vilimonović, 2014, p. 110-114, 277-279. Anna...

Image of the Ideal Ruler

Larisa Orlov Vilimonović

Larisa Orlov Vilimonović is Assistant Professor of Byzantine history at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, Serbia. She teaches courses in Byzantine cultural and social history. Her main interests are Byzantine literature, rhetoric and gender studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Structure and Features of Anna Komnene’s Alexiad : Emergence of a Personal History

Amsterdam University Press, 2019

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... 2000, passim; for the discussion about gender perspectives on this particular issue see Vilimonović, 2015, p. 11-13. However, one did not have to be present on battlefield to be able to describe a battle. Anything they needed for a literary...