The Byzantines

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John Wiley & Sons, 4.02.2009 г. - 296 страници

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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1 What was Byzantium?
1
From Late Antiquity to 1025
20
From 1025 to 1453
40
4 The Byzantine Mirage
63
5 Ruling the Byzantine State
78
6 An Orthodox Society?
96
7 How People Lived
116
8 Education and Culture
133
9 Byzantium and Europe
163
10 Byzantium and the Mediterranean
179
Conclusion
197
Chronology
199
References
207
Notes
229
Index
260
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Averil Cameron is Professor of Late Antique and Byzantine History at the University of Oxford and the Warden of Keble College, and was recently awarded a DBE. Her publications include Changing Cultures in Early Byzantium (1996) and Eusebius, Life of Constantine (ed. with Stuart G. Hall, 1999), and she is a co-editor of volumes XII, XIII and XIV of the Cambridge Ancient History.

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