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  • Novum Millennium

    Studies on Byzantine History and Culture Dedicated to Paul Speck, 1st Edition

    By Claudia Sode, Sarolta Takács

    This volume reflects the different methods and new approaches to the study of Byzantine history that have characterized the work of Paul Speck, to whom it is dedicated, and above all, his insistence on a close reading and careful interpretation of the sources. These aims are encapsulated in the…

    Hardback – 2001-06-13
    Routledge

  • Guillaume de Machaut

    The Capture of Alexandria, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Shirley, Peter W. Edbury

    Guillaume de Machaut, a man famous for both his poetry and his musical compositions, wrote his Prise d’Alexandrie (or Capture of Alexandria) just a few years after the death of his hero, King Peter I of Cyprus (1359-69). It is a verse history of Peter’s reign, and was Machaut’s last major literary…

    Hardback – 2001-05-21
    Routledge
    Crusade Texts in Translation

  • Traditional Pottery and Potters in Cyprus

    The Disappearance of an Ancient Craft Industry in the 19th and 20th Centuries, 1st Edition

    By Ioannis Ionas

    The conservative character of traditional hand-made pottery in Cyprus has long attracted the interest of archaeologists and ethnoarchaeologists. But these have mainly been concerned with manufacturing techniques, while this book considers the subject from wider perspectives and highlights the…

    Hardback – 2001-04-12
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Eastern Approaches to Byzantium

    Papers from the Thirty-Third Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, University of Warwick, Coventry, March 1999, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antony Eastmond

    The eastern frontier of Byzantium and the interaction of the peoples that lived along it are the themes of this book. With a focus on the ninth to thirteenth centuries and dealing with both art history and history, the essays provide reconsiderations of Byzantine policy on its eastern borders, new…

    Hardback – 2001-04-12
    Routledge
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • Dei gesta per Francos

    Etudes sur les croisades dédiées à Jean Richard - Crusade Studies in Honour of Jean Richard, 1st Edition

    By Michel Balard, Benjamin Z. Kedar

    Professor Jean Richard is the doyen of crusade historians. Although also well-known as one of the most distinguished historians of Burgundy, he has through publications which have been appearing for over half a century established himself as the greatest living scholar working on crusading and the…

    Hardback – 2001-03-20
    Routledge

  • Strangers to Themselves: The Byzantine Outsider

    Papers from the Thirty-Second Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, March 1998, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dion C. Smythe

    March 1998 saw Byzantinists gathering together at the University of Sussex in Brighton, for the annual symposium held by the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies. Their aim was to consider the question of the 'Byzantine outsider'. Some categories of outsiders appear clear and simple:…

    Hardback – 2000-04-24
    Routledge
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • Through the Looking Glass: Byzantium through British Eyes

    Papers from the Twenty-Ninth Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, King’s College, London, March 1995, 1st Edition

    By Robin Cormack, Elizabeth Jeffreys

    The papers in this volume derive from the 29th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies. This was held for the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies in the University of London in March 1995, in order to complement the British Museum exhibition 'Byzantium. Treasures of Byzantine Art and…

    Hardback – 2000-04-18
    Routledge
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • L’Hagiographie et l’Iconoclasme Byzantin

    Le cas de la Vie d’Étienne le Jeune, 1st Edition

    By Marie-France Auzépy

    The period of Byzantine Iconoclasm remains in many ways a 'Dark Age'. With this volume Marie-France Auzépy continues her fundamental re-examination of one of the key sources for the time, the Life of Stephen the Younger. Previously in this series she has published a new edition, translation and…

    Hardback – 1999-12-24
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Desire and Denial in Byzantium

    Papers from the 31st Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, Brighton, March 1997, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liz James

    The papers in this volume derive from the 31st Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies held for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies at the University of Sussex, Brighton, in March 1997. Desire, sex, love and the erotic are not terms usually associated with Byzantium and Byzantine Studies, unlike…

    Hardback – 1999-05-28
    Routledge
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • Byzantium and the Modern Greek Identity

    1st Edition

    By David Ricks, Paul Magdalino

    Perhaps because of the fact that modern Greece is, through the Orthodox Church, inextricably linked with the Byzantine heritage, the precise meaning of this heritage, in its various aspects, has hitherto been surprisingly little discussed by scholars. This collection of specially commissioned…

    Hardback – 1998-12-28
    Routledge
    Publications of the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College London

  • Byzantine Empresses

    Women and Power in Byzantium AD 527-1204, 1st Edition

    By Lynda Garland

    Byzantine Empresses provides a series of biographical portraits of the most significant Byzantine women who ruled or shared the throne between 527 and 1204. It presents and analyses the available historical data in order to outline what these empresses did, what the sources thought they did, and…

    Hardback – 1998-12-17
    Routledge

  • The Life of the Patriarch Tarasios by Ignatios Deacon (BHG1698)

    Introduction, Edition, Translation and Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Stephanos Efthymiadis

    The patriarch Tarasios holds a key position in the ending of the first period of Iconoclasm in Byzantium, with the seventh Oecumenical Council at Nicaea in 787. His Life forms an equally key source for the history and culture of the Byzantine world in the eighth and ninth centuries. This book…

    Hardback – 1998-09-17
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

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