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

    Head of Zeus 2013; US$ 10.19

    DEATH IN BYZANTIUM: At the heart of what is left of the Roman Empire, lies a city simmering with intrigue & treachery. Amid this maelstrom stands John, ex-slave, now the right hand of Emperor Justinian. It is John's skills as an investigator that Justinian prizes the most. But the emperor is not a sentimental man. Nor is he a patient one. John knows... more...

  • Justinianby Mischa Meier

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 37.02

    Justinian gilt im Allgemeinen als letzter römischer Kaiser, unter dem das Imperium noch einmal kurzfristig zu expansiver Kraft und vergangenem Glanz zurückgefunden hat. Dafür stehen seine Eroberungskriege im ehemals römischen Westen, seine großangelegte Kodifizierung des römischen Rechts ("Codex Iuris Civilis") sowie seine administrativen... more...

  • Doctrine and Doxographyby Dirk Obbink; David Sider

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    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, this volume... more...

  • Byzantine Mattersby Averil Cameron

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 22.95

    For many of us, Byzantium remains ?byzantine??obscure, marginal, difficult. Despite the efforts of some recent historians, prejudices still deform popular and scholarly understanding of the Byzantine civilization, often reducing it to a poor relation of Rome and the rest of the classical world. In this book, renowned historian Averil Cameron presents... more...

  • Realia Byzantinaby Sofia Kotzabassi; Giannis Mavromatis

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    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... more...

  • Gottes Werk und Teufels Wirkenby Bettina Krönung

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    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 into the... more...

  • Byzantiumby John F 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...

  • Theodora von Byzanzby Thomas Pratsch

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 18.50

    Theodora war die Tochter eines Bärendompteurs am Zirkus in Konstantinopel und wurde Dank ihrer Schönheit und Klugheit die Mätresse einflussreicher Männer des byzantinischen Hofes. Bald verliebte sich Kaiser Justinian, der mächtigste Mann zwischen Gibraltar und Persien, in sie, heiratete sie - nachdem er zuvor entsprechende Gesetze geändert hatte -... more...

  • Einführung in die byzantinische Geschichteby Ralph-Johannes Lilie

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2007; US$ 21.97

    Das Byzantinische Reich war einer der wichtigsten Staaten des Mittelalters und hat die europäische Geschichte bis in die Neuzeit hinein maßgeblich beeinflusst. Dennoch ist die Geschichte dieses Reiches im östlichen Mittelmeerraum bis heute nur wenigen Spezialisten vertraut. In diesem Buch werden die verschiedenen Aspekte von Byzanz näher beleuchtet.... more...