3 edition of In search of Byzantium found in the catalog.
In search of Byzantium
Robert Pierpont Blake
|Statement||edited by Igor Robert Blake.|
|Contributions||Blake, Igor Robert, 1928-|
|LC Classifications||CT3990.B58 A3 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 244 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||244|
|LC Control Number||97116482|
This well researched book shows what life was like in Byzantine times, covering not only the lifestyle of the classes of people but also the historical events. Contains many illustrations to bring the story is a previous owners name inside the book. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller Medieval Europe & Byzantine. Overview of Medieval Europe + Byzantium. A beginner’s guide; Christianity and art; Judaism and art; The medieval book; Early Christian; Byzantine; Carolingian; Ottonian; Romanesque; Gothic Art; The crusades; The Islamic World. Overview of the Islamic World. Early Period; Medieval Period; Later period; Europe
In the pages of A Short History of Byzantium we encounter mystics and philosophers, eunuchs and barbarians, and rulers of fantastic erudition, piety, and degeneracy. We enter the life of an empire that could create some of the world's most transcendent religious art and then destroy it in the convulsions of fanaticism. The Database of Byzantine Book Epigrams (DBBE) project makes available textual and contextual data of book epigrams from medieval Greek manuscripts. We define book epigrams as poems in books and on books: their subject is the very manuscript in which they are found.
Jump Directly to Contents. Introduction. Byzantium is the name given to both the state and the culture of the Eastern Roman Empire in the middle ages. Both the state and the inhabitants always called themselves Roman, as did most of their n Europeans, who had their own Roman Empire called them Orientals or Greeks, and later following the example of . Ben Stroud is author of Byzantium, the winner of the Katharine Bakeless Nason Prize for Fiction, awarded by Middlebury College and the Bread Loaf Writers’ stories have appeared in Harper’s Magazine, One Story, Electric Literature, Boston Review, New Stories from the South, Best American Mystery Stories, and teaches at the University of .
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This novel tells the story of Aidan, a tenth-century Irish monk who takes part in an expedition to bring the Book of Kells to the emperor in Byzantium. Before his small group of traveling companions reach the coast of France, however, they are attacked by Vikings and Aidan is carried off alone.
The remainder of the book chronicles his adventures/5. Scholars have recently begun to study collections of Byzantine historical excerpts as autonomous pieces of literature. This book focuses on a series of minor collections that have received little or no scholarly attention, including the Epitome of the Seventh Century, the Excerpta Anonymi (tenth century), the Excerpta Salmasiana (eighth to eleventh centuries), Author: Panagiotis Manafis.
The first book on your list, Fourteen Byzantine Rulers by Michael Psellus, is an autobiographical history. What made you choose this work. I decided that it was very important to have a book by a Byzantine, because you get a much stronger sense of the culture and the atmosphere of Byzantium by reading what an In search of Byzantium book who lived then wrote.
For more than a thousand years, Byzantium flourished at the crossroads of the Eastern and Western worlds. But who were the people of the first modern civilized state. What features distinguished them from earlier civilizations, and what cultural characteristics, despite their multi-ethnic origins, made them uniquely Byzantine.
Through a series of remarkably detailed. summary In The Orphans of Byzantium, Miller provides a perceptive and original study of the evolution of orphanages in the Byzantine Empire.
This engrossing book draws on evidence ranging from pictorial mosaics and inscriptions on the walls of churches to women’s poetry and histories. "This book provides an introduction to Byzantium in a nonconventional fashion. It explores, in chronological order, basic questions about Byzantine history and society.
I know of no other book that attempts this approach to the millennium-long history of Byzantium. Judith Herrin is a scholar at the top of her form."Reviews: "3 Arts and Crafts and the ‘Byzantine’: The Greek Connection" published on 01 Jan by Brill.
The Book of the Prefect or Eparch (Greek: Τὸ ἐπαρχικὸν βιβλίον, To eparchikon biblion) is a Byzantine commercial manual or guide addressed to the eparch of Constantinople (the governor of the city with supreme judicial jurisdiction and the highest economic official, who had charge of, for example, tariffs and import/export regulation).
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The Walls of Byzantium is the first novel in the sweeping, historical series The Mistra Chronicles by James Heneage. Set in fifteenth century Europe during a time of warring states and growing. John Haldon is Professor of Byzantine History and Hellenic Studies at Princeton University, and is an internationally recognized scholar in the field of late Roman and Byzantine social, economic, and institutional history.
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This book tells the extraordinary story of Theodore II Laskaris, an emperor who ruled over the Byzantine state of Nicaea established in Asia Minor after the fall of Constantinople to the crusaders in Theodore Laskaris was a man of literary talent and keen intellect.
The surest fact about the elusive ‘New Rome’ is that it lasted over a thousand years, albeit with a fifty-seven-year dislocation from Across this millennium, the questions of how, why and where the empire survived, receded and (most importantly) revived as a more or less functioning organism – and as an idea – underlie this book.
approach to the problems of Byzantine civilization, to the search for the heart of Byzantium, and now Hans Georg Beck and Cyril Mango follow suit. Beck's book is entitled Das byzantinische Jahrtausend ; it was published in Munich by the Verlag C. Beck, and so only just figures in the bibliography of Mango's Byzantium.
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