Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your email address or mobile phone number.
This book is not for everyone. It is a history of a Byzantine emperor written by his daughter, Anna Commena, over a 1000 years ago originally in Greek and translated into English. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Henry
slow reading.... it was research.... gave me insights to the Crusades. Authors have to do the homework, so every bit helped. Read morePublished 18 months ago by MALISSA
I bought this as a reference book while writing my book "The First Crusades: The Untold Story". It provided me some information but was not exactly what I was looking for. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Astrovel
It is not unusual daughters speaking well about her fathers but , in the Alexiad, Anna add to the undoubt admiration for Alexius ! Read morePublished 23 months ago by JLuiz Alquéres
The Book gives an interesting look at another viewpoint of a contentious period of history and reminds one that there were many peoples and small nations that existed that most... Read morePublished on March 10, 2013 by Roland E Burgess
Without situating this documentation in its historical as well as its human context it will not be taken seriously. Read morePublished on February 3, 2013 by Carol Miller
Great book written originally in Ancient Greek by Princess Anna Comnene.
Anna Comnene gives an account of the reign of her father, Alexios I, whom she compares with the great... Read more