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In search of Byzantium

Robert Pierpont Blake

In search of Byzantium

a biography : the life of Robert Pierpont Blake

by Robert Pierpont Blake

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Published by Campbell Brothers Print.] in [Lafayette, CA? .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Blake, Robert Pierpont, 1886-1950,
    • Historians -- United States -- Biography,
    • Biblical scholars -- United States -- Biography,
    • Orientalists -- United States -- Biography,
    • Scholars -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Igor Robert Blake.
      ContributionsBlake, Igor Robert, 1928-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT3990.B58 A3 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 244 p., [24] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL727747M
      LC Control Number97116482
      OCLC/WorldCa34922064

      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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