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Variorum Collected Studies


About the Series

The first title in the Variorum Collected Studies series was published in 1970. Since then close to 2000 titles have appeared in the series, and it has established a well-earned international reputation for the publication of key research across a whole range of subjects within the fields of history. The history of the medieval world remains central to the series, with Byzantine studies a particular speciality. Other major strands include Islamic studies and the histories of philosophy, science and medicine.  

Each title in the Variorum Collected Studies series brings together for the first time a selection of articles by a leading authority on a particular subject. These studies are reprinted from a vast range of learned journals, Festschrifts and conference proceedings. They are an essential resource making available research that is scattered or inaccessible in all but the most specialized libraries.

For further information about contributing to the series please contact Michael Greenwood at [email protected]

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L’Empire ottoman du XVIe au XVIIIe siècle Administration, économie, Société

L’Empire ottoman du XVIe au XVIIIe siècle: Administration, économie, Société

1st Edition

By Robert Mantran
June 30, 1984

United by a common interest in the institutions, the social life and the commercial activities of the Ottoman empire in its heyday, these studies fall into three sections. The first concentrates upon Istanbul, the heart of the empire; the second covers the dealings between the Ottomans and foreign ...

From Lisbon to Goa, 1500–1750 Studies in Portuguese Maritime Enterprise

From Lisbon to Goa, 1500–1750: Studies in Portuguese Maritime Enterprise

1st Edition

By C.R. Boxer
May 20, 1984

These articles deal with the functioning, and malfunctioning, of the Carreira da India, the round voyages made between Portugal and its possessions in India that began after Vasco da Gama had opened up the route round the Cape of Good Hope in 1497-99. On such voyages was the Portuguese colonial ...

Probleme des lateinischen Königreichs Jerusalem

Probleme des lateinischen Königreichs Jerusalem

1st Edition

By Hans Eberhard Mayer
June 30, 1983

Professor Mayer's previous volume of collected studies looked at different aspects of the Crusading movement in the Holy Land and at its religious institutions, the main emphasis being on the documentary material, the proper understanding of which is essential for historical analysis. This concern...

La formation du droit canonique médiéval

La formation du droit canonique médiéval

1st Edition

By Jean Gaudemet
June 30, 1980

In this volume Professor Gaudemet examines the growth and development of the law of the Church. The Decretum of Gratian and the corpus of conciliar legislation, two of its principal sources, figure prominently. While, in these studies, the author's interest lies principally with the investigation ...

Synaxaires byzantins, ménologes, typica

Synaxaires byzantins, ménologes, typica

1st Edition

By Hippolyte Delehaye
June 30, 1977

H. Delehaye's work on Greek hagiography remains fundamental and a collection of his research on the Byzantine sources has long been called for. This volume assembles his articles on the Metaphrastes' compilation brought up to date by Fr. Halkin with a bibliographical addendum, and the first ...

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