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Byzantium's Balkan Frontier A Political Study of the Northern Balkans, 900-1204

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ISBN-10: 052102756X

ISBN-13: 9780521027564

Edition: N/A

Authors: Paul Stephenson

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Byzantiums Balkan Frontier is the first narrative history in English of the northern Balkans in the tenth to twelfth centuries. Where previous histories have been concerned principally with the medieval history of distinct and autonomous Balkan nations, this study regards Byzantine political authority as a unifying factor in the various lands which formed the empires frontier in the north and west. It takes as its central concern Byzantine relations with all Slavic and non-Slavic peoples - including the Serbs, Croats, Bulgarians and Hungarians - in and beyond the Balkan Peninsula, and explores in detail imperial responses, first to the migrations of nomadic peoples, and subsequently to the…    
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List price: $57.99
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/2/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

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A note on citation and transliteration
List of abbreviations
Bulgaria and beyond: the northern Balkans (c. 900���963)
The Byzantine occupation of Bulgaria (963-1025)
Northern nomads (1025���1100)
Southern Slavs (1025���1100)
The rise of the west, I: Normans and crusaders (1081���1118)
The rise of the west, II: Hungarians and Venetians (1100���1143)
Manuel I Comnenus confronts the West (1143���1156)
Advancing the frontier: the annexation of Sirmium and Dalmatia (1156���1180)
Casting off the 'Byzantine yoke' (1180���1204)