A Byzantium

A   Byzantium
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A   Byzantium
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1867

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  • Author : Michael Angold
  • Publisher : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
  • Release Date : 2012-11-15

A concise political, social and religious history of the Byzantine empire. Michael Angold's book is a clear, concise and authoritative history of the successor state to the Roman Empire, known as the Byzantine Empire. It was named after Byzantium, which Emperor Constantine I rebuilt in 330 AD as Constantinople and made

A Byzantine Book on Dream Interpretation
  • Author : Maria V. Mavroudi
  • Publisher : Medieval Mediterranean
  • Release Date : 2002

This monograph compares the most important Byzantine work on dream interpretation with the 2nd-century A.D. Greek work of Artemidoros and five medieval Arabic dreambooks and demonstrates that it was based on Islamic Arabic sources adapted for Christian readers of Greek

  • Author : Stephen R. Lawhead
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-10-13

Born to rule Although born to rule, Aidan lives as a scribe in a remote Irish monastery on the far, wild edge of Christendom. Secure in work, contemplation, and dreams of the wider world, a miracle bursts into Aidan's quiet life. He is chosen to accompany a small band of

A Short History of Byzantium
  • Author : John Julius Norwich
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 1998-10-29

With wit, intelligence and his trademark eye for riveting detail, John Julius Norwich has brought together the most important and fascinating events from his trilogy of the rise and fall of the Byzantine empire.

Sailing from Byzantium
  • Author : Colin Wells
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 2008-12-10

A gripping intellectual adventure story, Sailing from Byzantium sweeps you from the deserts of Arabia to the dark forests of northern Russia, from the colorful towns of Renaissance Italy to the final moments of a millennial city under siege…. Byzantium: the successor of Greece and Rome, this magnificent empire bridged

The Reception of Byzantium in European Culture since 1500
  • Author : Dr Dion C. Smythe,Dr Przemysław Marciniak
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2016-01-28

Studies on the reception of the classical tradition are an indispensable part of classical studies. Understanding the importance of ancient civilization means also studying how it was used subsequently. This kind of approach is still relatively rare in the field of Byzantine Studies. This volume, which is the result of

Experiencing Byzantium
  • Author : Claire Nesbitt,Mark Jackson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-04-22

From the reception of imperial ekphraseis in Hagia Sophia to the sounds and smells of the back streets of Constantinople, the sensory perception of Byzantium is an area that lends itself perfectly to an investigation into the experience of the Byzantine world. The theme of experience embraces all aspects of

Byzantium Unbound
  • Author : Anthony Kaldellis
  • Publisher : Past Imperfect
  • Release Date : 2019-09-30

This book takes a provocative long view of Byzantium, one that begins in the early Roman empire and extends all the way to the modern period, to argue that Byzantium was the most stable and enduring form of Greco-Roman society.

  • Author : Judith Herrin
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-09-08

Byzantium. The name evokes grandeur and exoticism--gold, cunning, and complexity. In this unique book, Judith Herrin unveils the riches of a quite different civilization. Avoiding a standard chronological account of the Byzantine Empire's millennium--long history, she identifies the fundamental questions about Byzantium--what it was, and what special significance it holds

Late Byzantium Reconsidered
  • Author : Andrea Mattiello,Maria Alessia Rossi
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-04-02

Late Byzantium Reconsidered offers a unique collection of essays analysing the artistic achievements of Mediterranean centres linked to the Byzantine Empire between 1261, when the Palaiologan dynasty re-conquered Constantinople, and the decades after 1453, when the Ottomans took the city, marking the end of the Empire. These centuries were characterised by the

War in Eleventh Century Byzantium
  • Author : Georgios Theotokis,Marek Meško
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-10-28

War in Eleventh-Century Byzantium presents new insights and critical approaches to warfare between the Byzantine Empire and its neighbours during the eleventh century. Modern historians have identified the eleventh century as a landmark era in Byzantine history. This was a period of invasions, political tumult, financial crisis and social disruption,

Anna of Byzantium
  • Author : Tracy Barrett
  • Publisher : Laurel Leaf
  • Release Date : 2011-04-13

For fans of Joan of Arc and Alexander the Great, comes "a gripping saga of alliances, intrigues, deceits, and treacheries" about Anna Comnena of the Byzantine Empire. Anna Comnena has every reason to feel entitled. She's a princess, her father's firstborn and his chosen successor. Someday she expects to sit

Between Constantinople and Rome
  • Author : Kathleen Maxwell
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-12-05

This is a study of the artistic and political context that led to the production of a truly exceptional Byzantine illustrated manuscript. Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, codex grec 54 is one of the most ambitious and complex manuscripts produced during the Byzantine era. This thirteenth-century Greek and Latin Gospel

Authority in Byzantium
  • Author : Pamela Armstrong
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-12-05

Authority is an important concept in Byzantine culture whose myriad modes of implementation helped maintain the existence of the Byzantine state across so many centuries, binding together people from different ethnic groups, in different spheres of life and activities. Even though its significance to understanding the Byzantine world is so