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  • Pseudo-Kodinos and the Constantinopolitan Court: Offices and Ceremonies

    1st Edition

    By Ruth Macrides, J.A. Munitiz, Dimiter Angelov

    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…

    Hardback – 2013-11-28
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Experiencing Byzantium

    Papers from the 44th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, Newcastle and Durham, April 2011, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Nesbitt, Mark Jackson

    From the reception of imperial ekphraseis in Hagia Sophia to the sounds and smells of the back streets of Constantinople, the sensory perception of Byzantium is an area that lends itself perfectly to an investigation into the experience of the Byzantine world. The theme of experience embraces all…

    Hardback – 2013-10-23
    Routledge
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • Power and Subversion in Byzantium

    Papers from the 43rd Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, Birmingham, March 2010, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Saxby, Dimiter Angelov

    This volume addresses a theme of special significance for Byzantine studies. Byzantium has traditionally been deemed a civilisation which deferred to authority and set special store by orthodoxy, canon and proper order. Since 1982 when the distinguished Russian Byzantinist Alexander Kazhdan wrote…

    Hardback – 2013-10-02
    Routledge
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • Questions of Gender in Byzantine Society

    1st Edition

    By Lynda Garland

    Edited by Bronwen Neil

    Gender was a key social indicator in Byzantine society, as in many others. While studies of gender in the western medieval period have appeared regularly in the past decade, similar studies of Byzantium have lagged behind. Masculine and feminine roles were not always as clearly defined as in the…

    Hardback – 2013-08-28
    Routledge

  • Approaches to the Byzantine Family

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leslie Brubaker, Shaun Tougher

    The study of the family is one of the major lacunas in Byzantine Studies. Angeliki Laiou remarked in 1989 that ’the study of the Byzantine family is still in its infancy’, and this assertion remains true today. The present volume addresses this lacuna. It comprises 19 chapters written by…

    Hardback – 2013-08-28
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Wonderful Things: Byzantium through its Art

    Papers from the 42nd Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, London, 20-22 March 2009, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liz James, Antony Eastmond

    The essays collected in this book were delivered at the XLII Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, held in London in 2009 to accompany the exhibition Byzantium 330-1453, at the Royal Academy. The exhibition was one of the most ambitious and complex exhibitions ever mounted at the Royal Academy, as…

    Hardback – 2013-08-23
    Routledge
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • Plato's Gods

    1st Edition

    By Gerd Van Riel

    This book presents a comprehensive study into Plato's theological doctrines, offering an important re-valuation of the status of Plato's gods and the relation between metaphysics and theology according to Plato. Starting from an examination of Plato's views of religion and the relation between…

    Paperback – 2013-08-16
    Routledge

  • Dreams, Healing, and Medicine in Greece

    From Antiquity to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven M. Oberhelman

    This volume centers on dreams in Greek medicine from the fifth-century B.C.E. Hippocratic Regimen down to the modern era. Medicine is here defined in a wider sense than just formal medical praxis, and includes non-formal medical healing methods such as folk pharmacopeia, religion, ’magical’ methods…

    Hardback – 2013-05-23
    Routledge

  • Byzantine Art and Renaissance Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angeliki Lymberopoulou, Rembrandt Duits

    Byzantine Art and Renaissance Europe discusses the cultural and artistic interaction between the Byzantine east and western Europe, from the sack of Constantinople by the Fourth Crusade in 1204 to the flourishing of post-Byzantine artistic workshops on Venetian Crete during the fifteenth and…

    Hardback – 2013-03-21
    Routledge

  • Authority in Byzantium

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela Armstrong

    Authority is an important concept in Byzantine culture whose myriad modes of implementation helped maintain the existence of the Byzantine state across so many centuries, binding together people from different ethnic groups, in different spheres of life and activities. Even though its significance…

    Hardback – 2013-03-18
    Routledge
    Publications of the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College London

  • Icons in Time, Persons in Eternity

    Orthodox Theology and the Aesthetics of the Christian Image, 1st Edition

    By C.A. Tsakiridou

    Icons in Time, Persons in Eternity presents a critical, interdisciplinary examination of contemporary theological and philosophical studies of the Christian image and redefines this within the Orthodox tradition by exploring the ontological and aesthetic implications of Orthodox ascetic and…

    Hardback – 2013-02-18
    Routledge

  • Image, Word and God in the Early Christian Centuries

    1st Edition

    By Mark Edwards

    Christianity proclaims Christ and the incarnate word of God; the Bible is described as the Word of God in both Jewish and Christian tradition. Are these usages merely homonymous, or would the ancients have recognized a more intimate relation between the word incarnate and the word proclaimed? This…

    Paperback – 2013-01-28
    Routledge
    Studies in Philosophy and Theology in Late Antiquity

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