Anna Komnene

 

Anna Komnene (c. 1083-1153)

“There is no one method of achieving victory, nor one form of it, but from ancient times up to the present, success has been won in different ways.”

  • From The Alexiad (Book XV) by Anna Komnene, translated by E.R.A. Sewter, (Penguin Classics, 2009).
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