The Byzantine Empress Zoe Porphyrogenita and the quest for eternal youth

@article{Panas2012TheBE,
  title={The Byzantine Empress Zoe Porphyrogenita and the quest for eternal youth},
  author={M. Panas and E. Poulakou-Rebelakou and Nicoalos Kalfakis and D. Vassilopoulos},
  journal={Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={11}
}
The diachronically continuous struggle for eternal youth as represented by the Byzantine Empress Zoe Porphyrogenita (978–1050). The presentation of a beautiful empress, trying to keep her youth appearance until a prolonged age, applying on herself cosmetic essences and fragrances made in her personal laboratory into the imperial palace. The review of the relevant literature and the historical evidence derived from the historians and chroniclers of her era, as well as the surviving images of Zoe… Expand
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