HISTORY 313-

HISTORY 313- - HISTORY 313 -Theadora -Sarah bernhardt...

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HISTORY 313 -Theadora -Sarah bernhardt played Theodora as a strong heroine figure -is this true after reading Procopius? -Procopius and Gender -Theodora makes justinain look bad -she speaks up: she gives advice although not proper for a woman to speak in counsil. -looks as though he does not control his household -She acts strong, and he looks weak -she acts bravely, he looks like a coward - when he wants to flee, she says no fleeing, so they don’t flee -Her advice is ruthless, he acts mercilessly -he is goading into ruling badly -Dionysius of Syracuse -not a nice guy -face rebellion 403 bce - tyranny makes a noble shroud -didorus siculus -claudius aelianus -plutarch -when he was early in his rank, people were just waking up to the fact that he was not going to save the empire, but instead they should riot and kill him -Procopious and Justinian -Justinian is like Dionysius -clue: wen his wife treats him like a tyrant -Justinian built a church of havesofia in constantopile -remembered in the middle of 12 th century, 700 yrs later: that he
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