- ... I wonder if the subject line shouldn't be "uppity women of the Middle
Dimitriy wrote, in part,
> That's what historians do, generally -- engage in propaganda. In thisNot only did she turn him down, she outsmarted him too. Neener neener
> specific case, it was "We are really important and the Byzantine emperor
> wanted to marry our Knyazhna -- and she turned him down! Ha!" kind of
neener (or, depending on where you grew up, Nyah nyah nyah)!
> Why? Cause it's good for morale.You might say there's a morale to the story.
Elspeth the ill-named, ducking
Elizabeth Naime <elspeth@...>