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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...

  • Knotenpunkt Byzanzby Andreas Speer; Philipp Steinkrüger

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 293.00

    Dieser Band wirft ein neues Licht auf Byzanz - als geographischen, aber vor allem als kulturellen Knotenpunkt. Denn wie kaum eine andere Region ist Byzantium über gut ein Jahrtausend durch seine ebenso zentrale wie fragile geographische Lage, aber auch durch sein Prestige wichtig für die Begegnung von Kulturen, Personen und Institutionen... more...

  • Byzanzrezeption in Europaby Foteini Kolovou

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 224.00

    Der Band untersucht die Wirkung der byzantinischen Kultur auf das übrige Europa vom Mittelalter über Renaissance, Reformation und Aufklärung bis zur Gegenwart. Die Beiträge werfen neues Licht auf Formen der Rezeption, Adaption und Nachwirkung sowie des Konflikts zwischen den Kulturen. Sie nehmen Phänomene der Literatur, Philosophie und... more...

  • AETOSby Ihor Sevcenko; Irmgard Hutter

    De Gruyter 1998; US$ 196.00

    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...

  • La “descrizione dei tempi” all’alba dell’espansione islamicaby Maria Conterno

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    During the VII-VIII centuries Byzantine historiography is supposed to have remained silent, since no source dating to that period has come down to us. West Syriac historiography is believed to have been quite scanty as well because, according to Lawrence Conrad's theory, the only source that later Syriac chroniclers had for this period... more...

  • Byzantiumby John Haldon

    The History Press 2005; US$ 7.99

    John Haldon's beautifully illustrated book tracks the checkered history of an oriental enigma, a 'lost empire' which stood for a 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...

  • Byzantine Mattersby Averil Cameron

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 23.95 US$ 21.79

    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$ 88.00

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

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