The Byzantines

The Byzantines

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English
296 Pages

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Winner of the 2006 John D. Criticos Prize

This book introduces the reader to the complex history, ethnicity, and identity of the Byzantines.

  • This volume brings Byzantium – often misconstrued as a vanished successor to the classical world – to the forefront of European history
  • Deconstructs stereotypes surrounding Byzantium
  • Beautifully illustrated with photographs and maps

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Published 04 February 2009
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EAN13 9781405178242
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Language English

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Contents
List of Figures List of Maps Preface Acknowledgements Abbreviations 1 What was Byzantium? 2 The Changing Shape of Byzantium: From Late Antiquity to 1025 3 The Changing Shape of Byzantium:From 1025 to 1453 4 The Byzantine Mirage 5 Ruling the Byzantine State 6 An Orthodox Society? 7 How People Lived 8 Education and Culture 9 Byzantium and Europe 10 Byzantium and the Mediterranean Conclusion Chronology References Notes Index
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