Comnena Anna: The Alexiad of Anna ComnenaPenguin Books
Penguin Books, 1985. 4. edition. Paperback. Condition: Good. 560 pages. ISBN 0140442154
In her biography of the Byzantine Emperor Alexius I (1081-1118), his daughter Anna, who displays a gift for fast-moving narrative and shrewed-sketches, vividly records the wary apprehension felt in Constantinople at the arrival of the First Crusade.