Books about Byzantium

Greek Art – Byzantine Wall Paintings

Greek Art – Byzantine Wall Paintings

$80.00
With their simple, accessible materials, the precise, effective flexibility of the painter's brush, and the efficient, frequently inspired artistry of their creators, Byzantine wall-paintings are a vigorous yet modest expression of the monumental painting of Byzantium, a worthy equivalent of the pre... More info →
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Byzantine Churches in Constantinople: [Their Story & Architecture]

Byzantine Churches in Constantinople: [Their Story & Architecture]

$19.99
BYZANTINE CHURCHES IN CONSTANTINOPLE This volume is a sequel to the work I published, several years ago, under the title, Byzantine Constantinople: the Walls of the City, and adjoining Historical Sites. In that work the city was viewed, mainly, as the citadel of the Roman Empire in the East, and the... More info →
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Early Christian and Byzantine Art

Early Christian and Byzantine Art

$40.00
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Focusing on mosaics, sculpture, paintings, jewelry, and silk, the author examines this artistic style as an expression of religious thought More info →
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The Byzantine Republic: People and Power in New Rome

The Byzantine Republic: People and Power in New Rome

$36.00
Although Byzantium is known to history as the Eastern Roman Empire, scholars have long claimed that this Greek Christian theocracy bore little resemblance to Rome. Here, in a revolutionary model of Byzantine politics and society, Anthony Kaldellis reconnects Byzantium to its Roman roots, arguing tha... More info →
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Lost to the West: The Forgotten Byzantine Empire That Rescued Western Civilization

Lost to the West: The Forgotten Byzantine Empire That Rescued Western Civilization

$16.00
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Filled with unforgettable stories of emperors, generals, and religious patriarchs, as well as fascinating glimpses into the life of the ordinary citizen, Lost to the West reveals how much we owe to the Byzantine Empire that was the equal of any in its achievements, appetites, and enduring legacy. Fo... More info →
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Justinianic Mosaics of Hagia Sophia and Their Aftermath (Dumbarton Oaks Studies)

Justinianic Mosaics of Hagia Sophia and Their Aftermath (Dumbarton Oaks Studies)

$90.00
The architectural jewel of Constantinople is the church of Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom), constructed 532–537 CE. Although the edifice built by Justinian remains almost intact, only some of its original mosaics survive. In the first comprehensive study, Natalia Teteriatnikov describes the original mo... More info →
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Byzantine Art (Oxford History of Art)

Byzantine Art (Oxford History of Art)

$29.95
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Mostly religious in function, but preserving the classicism of Greco-Roman art, Byzantine buildings and art objects communicate the purity and certainties of the public face of early Christian art. Focusing on the art of Constantinople between 330 and 1453, this book probes the underlying motives an... More info →
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