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  1. The Christianization of the Late Roman Period

    The Christianization of the Late Roman Period: Cities, Churches, Synagogues, Palaces, Private Houses and Monasteries in the Early Christian Period [Hardback]

    Beat Brenk (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781899828722
    Published by : Pindar Press
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    A collection of papers which have appeared during the last 10 to 15 years which aim to explain the phenomenon of Christianisation based on the examination of religious, social and economic case studies. Brenk traces the transformation of the l... .... Learn More
  2. Emperors and Usurpers in the Later Roman Empire: Civil War, Panegyric, and the Construction of Legitimacy

    Emperors and Usurpers in the Later Roman Empire: Civil War, Panegyric, and the Construction of Legitimacy [Hardback]

    Adrastos Omissi (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9780198824824
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Studies in Byzantium
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    One of the great maxims of history is that it is written by the victors, and nowhere does this find greater support than in the later Roman Empire. Between 284 and 395 AD, no fewer than 37 men claimed imperial power, though today we recognize bare... .... Learn More
  3. Guide to Byzantine Historical Writing: Guide Byzantine Historical Writing

    Guide to Byzantine Historical Writing: Guide Byzantine Historical Writing [Paperback]

    Leonora Neville (Author); Irina Tamarkina (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781107691162
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    This handy reference guide makes it easier to access and understand histories written in Greek between 600 and 1480 CE. Covering classicizing histories that continued ancient Greek traditions of historiography, sweeping, fast-paced 'chronicle' typ... .... Learn More
  4. Guide to Byzantine Historical Writing: Guide Byzantine Historical Writing

    Guide to Byzantine Historical Writing: Guide Byzantine Historical Writing [Hardback]

    Leonora Neville (Author); Irina Tamarkina (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781107039988
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    This handy reference guide makes it easier to access and understand histories written in Greek between 600 and 1480 CE. Covering classicizing histories that continued ancient Greek traditions of historiography, sweeping, fast-paced 'chronicle' typ... .... Learn More
  5. The Emperor in the Byzantine World

    The Emperor in the Byzantine World: Papers from the 47th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies [Hardback]

    Shaun Tougher (Editor)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781138218680
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies
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    The subject of the emperor in the Byzantine world may seem likely to be a well-studied topic but there is no book devoted to the emperor in general covering the span of the Byzantine empire. Of course there are studies on individual emperors, dyna... .... Learn More
  6. John Kaminiates: The Capture of Thessaloniki

    John Kaminiates: The Capture of Thessaloniki [Paperback]

    David Frendo (Translator); Athanasios Fotiou (Translator)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781876503000
    Published by : Brill
    During the ninth century the Saracen Arabs, who had been expelled from the caliphate of Spain, became an increasing threat to the Byzantine empire, particularly after they established themselves on the island of Crete. In 904 a Saracen force led b... .... Learn More
  7. Byzantine Macedonia: Identity, Image and History

    Byzantine Macedonia: Identity, Image and History [Paperback]

    John Burke (Editor); Roger Scott (Editor)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781876503062
    Published by : Brill
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    These nineteen papers are invaluable to anyone interested in the Macedonian heritage or in the economy, administration, history and representation of Macedonia during the course of the Byzantine empire.
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  8. The Sixth Century: End or Beginning?

    The Sixth Century: End or Beginning? [Paperback]

    Pauline Allen (Editor); Elizabeth M. Jeffreys (Editor)

    £56.00

    ISBN: 9781864200744
    Published by : Brill
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  9. Theodora: Actress, Empress, Saint

    Theodora: Actress, Empress, Saint [Paperback]

    David Potter (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9780190692759
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Women in Antiquity
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    Two of the most famous mosaics from the ancient world, in the church of San Vitale in Ravenna, depict the sixth-century emperor Justinian and, on the wall facing him, his wife, Theodora (497-548). This majestic portrait gives no inkling of Theodor... .... Learn More
  10. Writing about Byzantium: The history of Niketas Choniates

    Writing about Byzantium: The history of Niketas Choniates [Hardback]

    Theresa Urbainczyk (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781138738683
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies
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    Niketas Choniates was in Constantinople when it was burnt and looted by the soldiers of the Fourth Crusade and he wrote a history which has always been the mainstay for anyone wishing to learn about the Comnene dynasty and the Byzantine Empire of ... .... Learn More

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