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  • Byzanz 565-1453by Peter Schreiner

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 35.00

    Die 3. Auflage von Peter Schreiners Standardwerk ist nicht nur vollkommen überarbeitet und auf den aktuellen Stand der Forschung gebracht, sie ist gleichsam ein neues Buch. U.a. bestimmt der Autor die Anfänge des byzantinischen Staates neu: Nicht die Zeit Konstantins des Großen bedeutete die entscheidende Zäsur, sondern der Tod Justinians (565). Mehr... more...

  • Doctrine and Doxographyby David Sider; Dirk Obbink

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    This volume contains the proceedings of a conference on the Presocratic philosophers Pythagoras and Heraclitus. Investigated by a team of international scholars are key problems in doxography, Pythagorean Communities, logos , harmony, psychology, flux, number theory, ethics, and theology. Designed for all students of ancient philosophy,... more...

  • Realia Byzantinaby Sofia Kotzabassi; Giannis Mavromatis

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 252.00

    This volume combines twenty-six contributions on Byzantine literature in which well-known Byzantine scholars approach subjects from epistolography, historiography, hagiography, philology and prosopography. New editions of many of the texts and documents analysed are included. more...

  • The Byzantine Warsby John Haldon

    The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94

    A history of the wars between Byzantium and its numerous foes - the Goths, Arabs, Slavs, Crusaders and Ottoman Turks. By the middle of the sixth century the Byzantine emperor rules 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... more...

  • Gottes Werk und Teufels Wirkenby Bettina Krönung

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00

    The volume provides the first comprehensive presentation of imaginary phenomena such as dreams and visions in early Byzantine monastic literature. Drawing on a broad range of sources, it examines imaginary experiences according to their literary expression and the cultural historical background they reflect, thus offering profound insights... more...

  • Byzanz 565-1453by Peter Schreiner

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 35.00

    Das Byzantinische Reich hat in seiner knapp tausendjährigen Geschichte die Entwicklung Europas wesentlich bestimmt und bis heute tiefgreifende kulturelle Spuren hinterlassen. Peter Schreiner betont die Rolle Byzanz? als Vermittler und Bewahrer antiker und christlicher Traditionen des Ostens und die Fähigkeit dieses Staates, sich immer wieder dem Wandel... more...

  • Michaelis Pselli Chronographiaby Diether Roderich Reinsch

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 224.00

    The new critical edition of Michael Psellos? Chronographia takes into account the entire scholarly work on this text since 1874 in a critical apparatus and a separate text-critical commentary. Compared to previous editions, it provides an improved text, suggesting many new readings. Comprehensive indices facilitate the search within... more...

  • Byzantiumby John Haldon

    The History Press 2005; US$ 18.94

    John Haldon's beautifully illustrated book tracks the checkered history of an oriental enigma, a 'lost empire' which stood for 1,000 years against the might of Islam. He retells the story of the cycle of conquest and re-conquest of its lands by Goths, Arabs, Slavs, and Crusaders, and finally its complete destruction by the Ottoman Turks in 1453. more...

  • Death in Byzantium - Box Setby M.E. Mayer

    Head of Zeus 2013; US$ 10.19

    Four novels from the Death in Byzantium crime series. Set in the splendour and squalor of sixth century Constantinople following a slave who has risen to become the right hand of the great Emperor Justinian. more...

  • The Franks in the Aegeanby Peter Lock

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 81.95

    Despite the enormous literature on the crusades, the Frankish states in the Aegean (set up in the wake of the Fourth Crusade in 1204) have been seriously neglected by modern historians. Yet their history is both compelling in itself - these were the last crusader states to be set up in the eastern Mediterranean and among the last to fall to the Turks... more...