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Byzantine Empire, C. 500-1492

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ISBN-10: 0521832314

ISBN-13: 9780521832311

Edition: 2008

Authors: Jonathan Shepard

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Byzantium lasted a thousand years, ruled to the end by self-styled 'emperors of the Romans'. It underwent kaleidoscopic territorial and structural changes, yet recovered repeatedly from disaster: even after the near-impregnable Constantinople fell in 1204, variant forms of the empire reconstituted themselves. The Cambridge History of the Byzantine Empire tells the story, tracing political and military events, religious controversies and economic change. It offers clear, authoritative chapters on the main events and periods, with more detailed chapters on particular outlying regions, neighbouring powers or aspects of Byzantium. With aids such as a glossary, an alternative place-name table…    
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List price: $271.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/8/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1228
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 4.488
Language: English

General introduction Jonathan Shepard; Part I. The Earlier Empire (c.500-c.700): 1. Justinian and his legacy (500-600) Andrew Louth; 2. Eastern neighbours: a. Persia and the Sasanian monarchy (224-651) Zeev Rubin; b. Armenia (400-600) R. W. Thomson; c. The Arabs to the time of the Prophet Lawrence I. Conrad; 3. Western approaches (500-600) John Moorhead; 4. Byzantium transforming (600-700) Andrew Louth; Part II. The Middle Empire (c.700-1204): 5. State of emergency (700-850) Marie-France Auzipy; 6. After iconoclasm (850-886) Shaun Tougher; 7. Religious missions Sergey A. Ivanov; 8. Armenian neighbours (600-1045) T. W. Greenwood; 9. Confronting Islam: emperors versus caliphs (641-c.850)…