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Galla Placidia

Sonia Sorrell

Galla Placidia

Empress of Rome at the crossroads of history, 389-450 ad

by Sonia Sorrell

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Published by Benchmark Press in Regina, Saskatchewan] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Rome,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSonia Sorrell
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3619.O77 G35 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination406 pages :
    Number of Pages406
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25306922M
    ISBN 109780615577029
    LC Control Number2011945139

    In this novel, Galla Placidia is taken from birth to her fate as regent empress for her son Valentinian the third. We see her from innocence through maturity where her beauty and Roman potency drew suitors of position and means - but love and romance superceded all and threw her into the arms of a barbarian. The Mausoleum of Galla Placidia sits in the courtyard of Ravenna’s magnificent 6th-century Basilica of San Vitale, but its connection to the basilica is construction dates to.

    Galla Placidia The Last Roman Empress Hagith Sivan Women in Antiquity. First book-length biography of this fascinating Roman figure for more than forty years; Illuminates the last century of the Western Roman Empire. And Galla Placidia's brother moved the capital of the western part of the Roman Empire here to Ravenna. Now, Ravenna had been an important port in ancient Rome. Augustus had half his navy situated here because the city was basically surrounded by marsh on one side and the Adriatic Sea on the other.

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The astonishing career of Galla Placidia (c. ) provides valuable reflections on the state of the Roman empire in the fifth century CE. In an age when emperors, like Galla's two brothers, Arcadius () and Honorius (), and nephew, Theodosius II (), hardly ever ventured beyond the fortified enclosure of their palaces, Galla spent years wandering/5.

Galla Placidia is a Humanities lecture in disguise, for anyone who reads it will pick up on the history that was tastefully placed within the story. This novel not only gives the reader an in depth look into the life of an Ancient Roman woman, but a captivating and heartfelt tale about a woman in love desperate to do what was right for her people/5(14).

Book Review of Galla Placidia - this is an interesting book focusing upon an aspect of ancient history that is all-too-often ignored. It reads well, and manages to make the reader aware of the strengths and weaknesses Galla Placidia book GPs position as a female at a male-dominated court.

The astonishing career of Galla Placidia (c. ) provides valuable reflections on the state of the Roman empire in the fifth century CE.

In an age when emperors, like Galla's two brothers, Arcadius () and Honorius (), and nephew, Theodosius II (), hardly ever ventured beyond the fortified enclosure of their palaces, Galla spent 3/5(1).

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Aelia Galla Placidia, Roman empress, the daughter of the emperor Theodosius I (ruled –), sister of the Western emperor Flavius Honorius (ruled –), wife of the Western emperor Constantius III (ruled ), and mother of the Western emperor Valentinian III (ruled –).

Captured in Rome. The cover of my book shows a rare portrait of an ancient family commissioned by Placidia. It shows the Empress herself (in pearls) with her rebellious daughter, Honoria, and her son, the Emperor Valentinian, whose recklessness contributed to the fall of the Roman Empire in the West.

Describing Galla Placidia’s life from childhood to death while detailing the political and military developments that influenced her—and that she influenced in turn—the book relies on religious and political sources to weave together a narrative that combines social, cultural, political, and theological history.

Despite all obstacles and likely suffering from PTSD, she lived to old age. This book uses the letters and writings of Galla Placidia's contemporaries to reconstruct, in more depth and detail than has yet been attempted, the remarkable story of her life and the decline and fall of the Roman Empire.

This book shows Galla Placidia walking in the footsteps of her This is maybe best illustrated by her architectural legacy. She restored and expanded the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls in Rome and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem/5.

The astonishing career of Galla Placidia (c. ) provides valuable reflections on the state of the Roman empire in the fifth century CE. In an age when emperors, like Galla's two brothers, Arcadius () and Honorius (), and nephew, Theodosius II (), hardly ever ventured beyond the fortified enclosure of their palaces, Galla spent /5(13).

book now. The Rooms The Galla Placidia B&B occupies two floors of an independent building that was built against the ancient Roman city wall that still partially surrounds the city. For English readers, Sivan’s book is likely to evoke comparisons with two previous books in particular, Stewart Oost’s Galla Placidia Augusta (), and Kenneth Holum’s Theodosian Empresses ().

While Oost covers the history of the western empire in the fifth century far more comprehensively, Sivan’s narrative is focused more Author: Robert Chenault.

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The story of Galla Placidia () certainly starts with a bang: a young princess - granddaughter and daughter of Roman emperors, sister of the Western emperor then ruling at Ravenna, and aunt of the reigning emperor at Constantinople - is living in Rome at the time of its siege and sack by the Goths in   Describing Galla Placidia’s life from childhood to death while detailing the political and military developments that influenced her—and that she influenced in turn—the book relies on religious and political sources to weave together a narrative that combines social, cultural, political, and theological history.The astonishing career of Galla Placidia (c.

) provides valuable reflections on the state of the Roman empire in the fifth century CE. In an age when emperors, like Galla's two brothers, Arcadius () and Honorius (), and nephew, Theodosius II (), hardly ever ventured beyond the fortified enclosure of their palaces, Galla spent years wandering across .