Anna Komnene

In her work, the historian Anna Komnene (1083 - 1153), daughter of the Byzantine Emperor Alexios I, deals with the period of her father's reign from his first successes as a youthful army commander and his successful rebellion up to his death. She includes an account of the First Crusade from a Byzantine perspective and draws impressive portraits of the protagonists. This new critical edition contains numerous textual improvements over earlier editions and presents a complete documentation of the epitomes together with comprehensive indexes giving access to the text.