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  1. Byzantium Triumphant

    Byzantium Triumphant: The Military History of the Byzantines [Hardback]

    Julian Romane (Author)

    £19.99

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    ISBN: 9781473845701
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Byzantium Triumphant describes in detail the wars of the Byzantine emperors Nicephorus II Phocas, his nephew and assassin John I Tzimiskes, and Basil II. The operations, battles and drama of their various bitter struggles unfold, ... .... Learn More
  2. Late Ancient Knowing

    Late Ancient Knowing [Hardback]

    Catherine M. Chin (Editor); Moulie Vidas (Editor)

    Regular Price: £74.00

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    ISBN: 9780520277175
    Published by : University of California Press
    In this collection of essays, scholars examine the activity of knowing in late antiquity by focusing on thirteen major concepts from the intellectual, social, political, and cultural history of the period. They ask two questions about each of thes... .... Learn More
  3. Reading Sin in the World

    Reading Sin in the World: The Hamartigenia of Prudentius and the Vocation of the Responsible Reader [Paperback]

    Anthony Dykes (Author)

    Regular Price: £23.99

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    ISBN: 9781107519091
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Prudentius is one of the major Latin poets of antiquity. A Christian living and writing in Spain in the late fourth and early fifth centuries, he was thoroughly imbued with the whole tradition of Latin poetry. The Hamartigenia is a didactic poe... .... Learn More
  4. Sylvester Syropoulos on Politics and Culture in the Fifteenth-Century Mediterranean

    Sylvester Syropoulos on Politics and Culture in the Fifteenth-Century Mediterranean [Hardback]

    Fotini Kondyli (Editor); Vera Andriopoulou (Editor); Eirini Panou (Editor); Mary B. Cunningham (Editor)

    Regular Price: £120.00

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    ISBN: 9781409439660
    Published by : Ashgate Publishing Company
    The Memoirs of Sylvester Syropoulos is a text written by a ?yzantine ecclesiastical official in the 15th century. Syropoulos participated in the Council for the union of the Greek and Latin Churches held in Ferrara and Florence, Italy, in 1438-143... .... Learn More
  5. New Light on Old Glass

    New Light on Old Glass [Paperback]

    Liz James (Editor); Chris Entwistle (Editor)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780861591794
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 179
    This new publication brings together a range of leading scholars from Europe, America and the Middle East to discuss the most recent research in the field of Byzantine glass and mosaics in an interdisciplinary context. New Light on Old Glass explo... .... Learn More
  6. Michael Attaleiates and the Politics of Imperial Decline in Eleventh-Century Byzantium

    Michael Attaleiates and the Politics of Imperial Decline in Eleventh-Century Byzantium [Hardback]

    Dimitris Krallis (Author)

    Regular Price: £53.00

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    ISBN: 9780866984706
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    This volume is about a unique, understudied eleventh-century account and interpretation of Byzantine imperial decline. Focusing on the History, the major work of the judge and courtier Michael Attaleiates (c.1022–c.1080), it examines the place of ... .... Learn More
  7. Colours, Symbols, Worship

    Colours, Symbols, Worship: The Mission of the Byzantine Artist [Hardback]

    George Galavaris (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781899828685
    Published by : Pindar Press
    Trained as an archaeologist and art historian and being a practising painter, Professor Galavaris has been able to relate diverse disciplines in his work, as shown by the wide range of his numerous publications. He moves from the ... .... Learn More
  8. Font of Life

    Font of Life: Ambrose, Augustine and the Mystery of Baptism [Hardback]

    Garry Wills (Author)

    Regular Price: £16.99

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    ISBN: 9780199768516
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    One of the most important religious sites in the world is largely hidden and rarely visited. It lies under the piazza in front of Milan's cathedral, and was uncovered by archaeologists only after World War II. It is part of the foundations of a fo... .... Learn More
  9. Coptic Culture

    Coptic Culture: Past, Present and Future [Hardback]

    Mariam Ayad (Editor)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781935488279
    Published by : Coptic Orthodox Church Centre at Shephalbury Manor
    In May 2008, the Coptic Orthodox Centre in Stevenage, UK organised a conference on Coptic Culture: Past, Present, and Future. The conference aimed to highlight the contributions and achievements of one of the most obscure periods of Egyptian h... .... Learn More
  10. Road to Manzikert

    Road to Manzikert [Hardback]

    Brian Todd Carey (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781848842151
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    "In August 1071, the Byzantine Emperor Romanus IV Diogenese led out a powerful army in an attempt to roll back Seljuk Turkish incursions into the Anatolian heartland of the Empire. Outmaneuvered by the Turkish sultan, Alp Arslan,... .... Learn More

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