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  • Byzantine Intersectionality: Sexuality, Gender, and Race in the Middle Ages

    Byzantine Intersectionality: Sexuality, Gender, and Race in the Middle Ages
    av Roland Betancourt

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691179452

    A fascinating history of marginalized identities in the medieval world While the term "intersectionality" was coined in 1989, the existence of marginalized identities extends back over millennia. Byzantine Intersectionality reveals the fascinating,…

  • Streams of Gold, Rivers of Blood

    Streams of Gold, Rivers of Blood
    av Anthony Kaldellis

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190253226

    In the second half of the tenth century, Byzantium embarked on a series of spectacular conquests: first in the southeast against the Arabs, then in Bulgaria, and finally in the Georgian and Armenian lands. By the early eleventh century, the empire w…

  • A Cabinet of Byzantine Curiosities

    A Cabinet of Byzantine Curiosities
    av Anthony Kaldellis

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190625948

    Weird, decadent, degenerate, racially mixed, superstitious, theocratic, effeminate, and even hyper-literate, Byzantium has long been regarded by many as one big curiosity. According to Voltaire, it represented "a worthless collection of miracles, a…

  • Daily Life in the Byzantine Empire

    Daily Life in the Byzantine Empire
    av Marcus Rautman

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313324376

    Discover how ordinary people lived during the Middle Ages in the eastern Mediterranean in this unparalleled exploration of life in the Byzantine Empire. Learn how the subjects of the Byzantine Empire kept track of time with sundials and water clocks…

  • The Histories, Volume I

    The Histories, Volume I
    av Laonikos Chalkokondyles

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674599185

    Among Greek histories of the fall of Constantinople in 1453, the work of Laonikos (ca. 1430-ca. 1465) has by far the broadest scope. Born to a leading family of Athens under Florentine rule, he was educated in the Classics at Mistra by the Neoplaton…

  • Lost to the West: The Forgotten Byzantine Empire That Rescued Western Civilization

    Lost to the West: The Forgotten Byzantine Empire That Rescued Western Civilization
    av Lars Brownworth

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307407962

    Filled with unforgettable stories of emperors, generals, and religious patriarchs, as well as fascinating glimpses into the life of the ordinary citizen, Lost to the West reveals how much we owe to the Byzantine Empire that was the equal of any in i…

  • Rome Resurgent

    Rome Resurgent
    av Peter Heather

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199362745

    Between the fall of the western Roman Empire in the fifth century and the collapse of the east in the face of the Arab invasions in the seventh, the remarkable era of the Emperor Justinian (527-568) dominated the Mediterranean region. Famous for his…

  • Justinian's Flea: The First Great Plague and the End of the Roman Empire

    Justinian's Flea: The First Great Plague and the End of the Roman Empire
    av William Rosen

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143113812

    From the acclaimed author of Miracle Cure and The Third Horseman, the epic story of the collision between one of nature's smallest organisms and history's mightiest empire During the golden age of the Roman Empire, Emperor Justinian reigned over a…

  • John Skylitzes: A Synopsis of Byzantine History, 811-1057

    John Skylitzes: A Synopsis of Byzantine History, 811-1057
    av John Skylitzes

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521767057

    John Skylitzes' extraordinary Middle Byzantine chronicle covers the reigns of the Byzantine emperors from the death of Nicephorus I in 811 to the deposition of Michael VI in 1057, and provides the only surviving continuous narrative of the late tent…

  • Som i en erövrad stad Den brittiska interventionen i det grekiska inbördeskriget

    Som i en erövrad stad Den brittiska interventionen i det grekiska inbördeskriget
    av John Newsinger

    Danskt band - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187393358

    «Bland de länder i Europa som befriades från nazisterna var Grekland det första som påtvingades ett politiskt system av de ockuperande stormakterna. Det skedde genom ett storskaligt och ytterst brutalt våld. Hela detta väldiga drama har till största…

  • This Is Greece

    This Is Greece
    av Miroslav Sasek

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780789318558

    Sample text from this glorious, colourful picture tour for young and old: Greece, rich in history, in light, in marble; the birthplace of western civilization.

  • Byzantium: A Very Short Introduction

    Byzantium: A Very Short Introduction
    av Peter Sarris

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199236114

    After surviving the fifth century fall of the Western European Roman Empire, the Byzantine Empire flourished as one of the most powerful economic, cultural, and military forces in Europe for a thousand years.In this Very Short Introduction Peter Sar…

  • The World of Athens

    The World of Athens
    av Joint Association of Classical Teachers

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521698535

    Classical Athens boasted some of the most original and influential achievements in literature, art, philosophy, medicine and politics. This best-selling book, now issued in a second edition, provides a comprehensive and highly illustrated introducti…

  • The Expansion of Orthodox Europe

    The Expansion of Orthodox Europe

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754659204

    This volume aims to clarify the context for the expansion of Western Europe by focusing on what had been the greatest power in early medieval Europe, the Byzantine empire, and on the continuing strengths and expansion of the Orthodox world. Byzantin…

  • Experiencing Byzantium

    Experiencing Byzantium

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472412294

    From the reception of imperial ekphraseis in Hagia Sophia to the sounds and smells of the back streets of Constantinople, the sensory perception of Byzantium is an area that lends itself perfectly to an investigation into the experience of the Byzan…

  • Heroes and Romans in Twelfth-Century Byzantium

    Heroes and Romans in Twelfth-Century Byzantium
    av Leonora Neville

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107009455

    Nikephoros Bryennios' history of the Byzantine Empire in the 1070s is a story of civil war and aristocratic rebellion in the midst of the Turkish conquest of Anatolia. Commonly remembered as the passive and unambitious husband of Princess Anna Komne…

  • Contact and Conflict in Frankish Greece and the Aegean, 1204-1453

    Contact and Conflict in Frankish Greece and the Aegean, 1204-1453

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409439264

    The conquest of Constantinople by the Fourth Crusade shattered irreversibly the political and cultural unity of the Byzantine world in the Greek peninsula, the Aegean and western Asia Minor. Between the disintegration of the Byzantine Empire after 1…

  • Inventing Byzantine Iconoclasm

    Inventing Byzantine Iconoclasm
    av Leslie Brubaker

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853997501

    Byzantine `iconoclasm' is famous and has influenced iconoclast movements from the English Reformation and French Revolution to Taliban, but it has also been woefully misunderstood: this book shows how and why the debate about images was more complic…

  • The Byzantine Wars

    The Byzantine Wars
    av John Haldon

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752445656

    By the middle of the sixth century the Byzantine emperor ruled a mighty empire that straddled Europe, Asia and North Africa. Within 100 years, this powerful empire had been cut in half. Two centuries later the Byzantine empire was once again a power…

  • Greece

    Greece
    av Christina Leaf

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644870495

  • Byzantine Style, Religion and Civilization

    Byzantine Style, Religion and Civilization

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521834452

    Sir Steven Runciman's History of the Crusades (1951-4) remains widely read and influential but represents only a part of his wide-ranging, erudite and immensely readable literary activity. His early work focused on Byzantium in the tenth century (Th…

  • The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies

    The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199252466

    The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies presents discussions by leading experts on all significant aspects of this diverse and fast-growing field. Byzantine Studies deals with the history and culture of the Byzantine Empire, the eastern half of the…

  • Byzantium, A World Civilization

    Byzantium, A World Civilization
    av Angeliki E. Laiou

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780884022152

    These seven chapters, originally given as lectures honoring the fiftieth anniversary of Dumbarton Oaks, cover a wide range of topics, from the relationship of Byzantium with its Islamic, Slavic, and Western European neighbors to the modern reception…

  • Palgrave Advances in Byzantine History

    Palgrave Advances in Byzantine History
    av J. Harris

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403915023

    Over the past fifty years, the history and culture of the Byzantine empire has ceased to be the preserve of a few scholars and is now taught and debated in universities all over the world. This book provides an introduction to the source material an…

  • Palgrave Advances in Byzantine History

    Palgrave Advances in Byzantine History
    av J. Harris

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403915030

    Over the past fifty years, the history and culture of the Byzantine empire has ceased to be the preserve of a few scholars and is now taught and debated in universities all over the world. This book provides an introduction to the source material an…

  • Historical Dictionary of Byzantium

    Historical Dictionary of Byzantium
    av John H. Rosser

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810839793

    The Byzantine Empire is often overlooked by Western scholars as an offshoot of Greco-Roman tradition, an Eastern empire of little significance to Western European tradition. Find out more about the Byzantine Empire-its beginnings, development, and f…

  • The Balkans and the Byzantine World before and after the Captures of Constantinople, 1204 and 1453

    The Balkans and the Byzantine World before and after the Captures of Constantinople, 1204 and 1453

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498513258

    This book represents the first attempt to analyze historical and cultural developments in late medieval and early modern southeastern Europe as a set of mutually intertwined regional histories, burdened by the strong dichotomy between the almighty c…

  • The Wars of Justinian

    The Wars of Justinian
    av Prokopios

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781624661716

    A fully-outfitted edition of Prokopios' late Antique masterpiece of military history and ethnography--for the 21st-century reader. "At last . . . the translation that we have needed for so long: a fresh, lively, readable, and faithful rendering of P…

  • History and Culture of Byzantium

    History and Culture of Byzantium

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789004339330

    This compendium examines the history and culture of the Byzantine world from the foundation of Constantinople (324) to the Ottoman conquest of the city, which brought the final downfall of the Byzantine Empire (1453). A detailed 100-page introductio…

  • The Byzantine Aristocracy and its Military Function

    The Byzantine Aristocracy and its Military Function
    av Jean-Claude Cheynet

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754659020

    The first four studies in this volume by Jean-Claude Cheynet, specially translated from French for publication here, present a broad-ranging analysis of the Byzantine aristocracy of the 8th-12th centuries. Along with the other articles in the first…

  • Justinian

    Justinian
    av G. P. Baker

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815412175

    Justinian (482-565 A.D.), who ruled the Roman Empire from his capital in Constantinople, was, along with his wife Empress Theodora, one of the most scandalous monarchs in history. During his reign, Justinian oversaw the construction of the Hagia Sop…

  • Collective Memory, National Identity, and Ethnic Conflict

    Collective Memory, National Identity, and Ethnic Conflict
    av Victor Roudometof

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275976484

    Roudometof provides an in-depth analysis of inter-ethnic relations in the southern Balkans. He examines the evolution of the Macedonian Question and the production of rival national narratives by Greeks, Bulgarians, and Macedonians. He introduces th…

  • Byzantium and the Modern Greek Identity

    Byzantium and the Modern Greek Identity
    av David Ricks

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780860786139

    Perhaps because of the fact that modern Greece is, through the Orthodox Church, inextricably linked with the Byzantine heritage, the precise meaning of this heritage, in its various aspects, has hitherto been surprisingly little discussed by scholar…

  • Byzantine Court Culture from 829 to 1204

    Byzantine Court Culture from 829 to 1204
    av Henry Maguire

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780884023081

    The imperial court in Constantinople has been central to the outsider's vision of Byzantium. However, in spite of its fame in literature and scholarship, there have been few attempts to analyze the Byzantine court in its entirety as a phenomenon. Th…

  • The Empire That Would Not Die

    The Empire That Would Not Die
    av John Haldon

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674088771

    The eastern Roman Empire was the largest state in western Eurasia in the sixth century. Only a century later, it was a fraction of its former size. Surrounded by enemies, ravaged by warfare and disease, the empire seemed destined to collapse. Yet it…

  • The Chronicle of Theophanes Confessor

    The Chronicle of Theophanes Confessor
    av Theophanes the Confessor

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198225683

    This is the first complete translation into English (or any other modern language) of the Chronicle of Theophanes Confessor (d.818), which covers the period AD 284-813 and is one of the most important sources of Byzantine history, that of the Arabs…

  • Byzantine Empresses

    Byzantine Empresses
    av Lynda Garland

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415146883

    Byzantine Empresses provides a series of biographical portraits of the most significant Byzantine women who ruled or shared the throne between 527 and 1204. It presents and analyses the available historical data in order to outline what these empres…

  • Athens

    Athens
    av James H. S. McGregor

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674047723

    Revered as the birthplace of Western thought and democracy, Athens is much more than an open-air museum filled with crumbling monuments to ancient glory. Athens takes readers on a journey from the classical city-state to today's contemporary capital…

  • Greece

    Greece
    av Kristine Spanier

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781641286411

  • Constantinople and its Hinterland

    Constantinople and its Hinterland
    av Cyril Mango

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780860784876

    From its foundation, the city of Constantinople dominated the Byzantine world. It was the seat of the emperor, the centre of government and church, the focus of commerce and culture, by far the greatest urban centre; its needs in terms of supplies a…

  • History of the Byzantine State

    History of the Byzantine State
    av George Ostrogorsky

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813511986

  • Encyclopedia of the Byzantine Empire

    Encyclopedia of the Byzantine Empire
    av Jennifer Lawler

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786466160

    The Middle Ages as they were lived in Eastern Europe are covered in this encyclopedia. An introduction provides an overview of the Byzantine Empire-what life was like, what people wore and ate, how families were formed and cared for, and how the so-…

  • Byzantino-Normannica: The Norman Capture of Italy (to A.D. 1081) and the First Two Invasions in Byzantium (A.D. 1081-1085 and 1107-1108)

    Byzantino-Normannica: The Norman Capture of Italy (to A.D. 1081) and the First Two Invasions in Byzantium (A.D. 1081-1085 and 1107-1108)
    av Agc Savvides

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789042919112

  • The Byzantines

    The Byzantines
    av Averil Cameron

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631202622

    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* Deconstruct…

  • Vrysaki

    Vrysaki
    av Sylvie Dumont

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780876619698

    Between 1931 and 1939, central Athens was transformed by the expropriation and demolition of the Vrysaki neighborhood at the foot of the Acropolis. In these few years, more than 5,000 inhabitants were displaced and 348 properties were torn down so t…

  • Heraclius, Emperor of Byzantium

    Heraclius, Emperor of Byzantium
    av Walter E. Kaegi

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521814591

    This book evaluates the life and empire of the pivotal yet controversial and poorly understood Byzantine emperor Heraclius (AD 610-641), a contemporary of the Prophet Muhammad. Heraclius' reign is critical for understanding the background to fundame…

  • Modern Greece: A Short History

    Modern Greece: A Short History
    av The Hon. C.M. Woodhouse D.S.O.

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571197941

    Acclaimed for its penetration, balance and insight, Modern Greece tells the story of Greece and the Greek people from the founding of Constantinople to the late twentieth century. 'Very readable, very informative.' Sunday Times

  • Santorini

    Santorini
    av Robert A. McCabe

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780789213662

    Today Santorini is visited by some 2.5 million people a year. But when Robert McCabe and his brother arrived there in 1954, they were the only visitors on the island. In this collection of stunning photographs from the 1950s and 1960s - reproduced a…

  • Landscape Archaeology and the Medieval Countryside

    Landscape Archaeology and the Medieval Countryside
    av Effie F. Athanassopoulos

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780876619230

    This volume presents the results of the medieval component of the Nemea Valley Archaeological Project (NVAP) survey conducted from 1985-1990. The archaeological evidence points to a proliferation of sites dating to the 12th-13th century A.D. There a…

  • A History of Greece

    A History of Greece
    av Nicholas Doumanis

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403986139

    Greek-speaking people have occupied the Aegean region continuously since the Bronze Age, while Greek culture has been a feature of the Eastern Mediterranean dating back to the Age of Alexander. But what do Greeks today have in common with Homer, Pla…

  • A History of Greece

    A History of Greece
    av Nicholas Doumanis

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403986146

    Greek-speaking people have occupied the Aegean region continuously since the Bronze Age, while Greek culture has been a feature of the Eastern Mediterranean dating back to the Age of Alexander. But what do Greeks today have in common with Homer, Pla…

  • Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe

    Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe
    av Kapka Kassabova

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977863

  • Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe

    Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe
    av Kapka Kassabova

    CD-bok - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681687971

    In this extraordinary work of narrative reportage, Kapka Kassabova returns to Bulgaria, from where she emigrated as a girl twenty-five years previously, to explore the border it shares with Turkey and Greece. When she was a child, the border zone wa…