“The Alexiad” is a spectacular narrative that illustrates the mega events during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Alexius I. Here, Comnena describes the political and military history of her country. She starts with the account of the rebellion through which her father ascended the throne. It also gives point of view of the royal family regarding the Byzantine war and the first crusades. Must Read!
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Anna Comnena was a Byzantine princess, scholar and daughter of Emperor Alexius Comnenus of Constantinople. She is considered one of the first known female historians. She was educated in literature, philosophy, history, and geography.
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