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  • The Secret Historyby Prokopios; Anthony Kaldellis

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 12.95

    By exposing the perversion, repression, corruption, and injustice at the heart of Justinian's regime, Prokopios' The Secret History destroyed forever that emperor's reputation as the great and benevolent ruler of a vast Byzantine state. Faithfully rendered here in blunt and idiomatic English, Prokopios' tell-all is as shocking today as it was... more...

  • Realia Byzantinaby Sofia Kotzabassi; Giannis Mavromatis

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 149.99

    Das Byzantinische Archiv ist die Begleitreihe der Byzantinischen Zeitschrift und umfasst sowohl Monographien als auch Sammelbände. Es bietet ein Forum für Editionen, Kommentare sowie vertiefende Studien zu Einzelaspekten aus dem Bereich der Byzantinistik. Literatur, Geschichte und Kunstgeschichte einschließlich der damit verbundenen... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Alexiad Of The Princess Anna Comnenaby Dawes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Anna Komnene and Her Timesby Thalia Gouma-Peterson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    This significant critical anthology explores the life of Anna Komnene, the Byzantine context in which she wrote, and the impact of the Alexiad on her times and on subsequent historical works of literature. more...

  • Byzantine Readings of Ancient Historiansby Anthony Kaldellis

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The survival of ancient Greek historiography is largely due to its preservation by Byzantine copyists and scholars. This process entailed selection, adaptation, and commentary, which shaped the corpus of Greek historiography in its transmission. By investigating those choices, Kaldellis enables a better understanding of the reception and survival... more...

  • Economy and Society in the Age of Justinianby Peter Sarris

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 37.00

    Examines the social and economic context of the reign of the Emperor Justinian (527–65). more...

  • The Alexiadby Anna Comnena

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99

    “The Alexiad” is a spectacular narrative that illustrates the mega events during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Alexius I. Here, Comnena describes the political and military history of her country. She starts with the account of the rebellion through which her father ascended the throne. It also gives point of view of the royal family regarding... more...