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  • Pseudo-Kodinos and the Constantinopolitan Courtby Ruth Macrides; J.A. Munitiz; Dimiter Angelov

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    The work known as Pseudo-Kodinos, the fourteenth-century text which is one of two surviving ceremonial books from the Byzantine empire, is presented here for the first time in English translation. With facing page Greek text and the first in-depth analysis in the form of commentary and individual studies on the hierarchy, the ceremonies, court attire,... more...

  • La ?descrizione dei tempi? all?alba dell?espansione islamicaby Maria Conterno

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    The 7-8th centuries are commonly believed tohave beena stagnant phase of Byzantine historiography. This book investigates the writing of history in Greek and Syriacduring this period through the study of four later chronicles which used lost 7-8th-century sources. The materials shared by these texts shed light on the sources themselves and on the practice... more...

  • Byzanz 565-1453by Peter Schreiner

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 347.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Knotenpunkt Byzanzby Andreas Speer; Philipp Steinkrüger

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 266.00

    This volume casts a new light on Byzantium as a geographical and cultural intersection. For nearly a millennium, Byzantium was an important crossroads where cultures, people, and institutions from the entire Mediterranean area came together. Key subjects of interest explored by this volume include reciprocal cultural and epistemic processes of reception... more...

  • Byzanzrezeption in Europaby Foteini Kolovou

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 196.00

    This volume examines the effects of Byzantine culture on the rest of Europe, from the Middle Ages through the Renaissance, Protestant Reformation, Enlightenment, and up to the present time. The individual contributions cast a new light on different forms of encounter, adaptation, and impact, as well as the cultural clash. They investigate phenomena... more...

  • AETOSby Ihor Sevcenko; Irmgard Hutter

    De Gruyter 1998; US$ 182.00

    Aetos: Studies in Honour of Cyril Mango Presented to Him on April 14, 1998. more...

  • The Byzantine Achievement (Routledge Revivals)by Robert Byron

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    First published in 1929, this highly influential study offers a historical perspective on the Byzantine Empire, from the establishment of Constantinople by Emperor Constantine around 330 AD, through to the fall of Constantinople at the hands of the Ottoman Empire in 1453 AD. Byron?s work considers the empire in its entirety, assessing the highs... 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...

  • Being Byzantineby Gill Page

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 94.00

    New interpretation of the medieval history of Greece over the period 1200?1420, focusing on the ethnic identity of the Greeks. more...