Books about Byzantium

Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture (The Yale University Press Pelican History of Art)

Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture (The Yale University Press Pelican History of Art)

$40.00
By now a classic, it presents in a single volume a coherent overall view of the history and the changing character of Early Christian and Byzantine architecture, from Rome and Milan to North Africa, from Constantinople to Greece and the Balkans, and from Egypt and Jerusalem to the villages and monas... More info →
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The Byzantine Art of War

The Byzantine Art of War

$29.95
A Complete Overview of One of the Most Important Military Forces in the History of the WorldThe Byzantine Art of War explores the military history of the thousand-year empire of the eastern Mediterranean, Byzantium. Throughout its history the empire faced a multitude of challenges from foreign invad... More info →
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The Archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia: From the End of Late Antiquity until the Coming of the Turks

The Archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia: From the End of Late Antiquity until the Coming of the Turks

$135.00
This book accounts for the tumultuous period of the fifth to eleventh centuries from the Fall of Rome and the collapse of the Western Roman Empire through the breakup of the Eastern Roman Empire and loss of pan-Mediterranean rule, until the Turks arrived and seized Anatolia. The volume is divided in... More info →
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Hosios Loukas: Byzantine Art in Greece

Hosios Loukas: Byzantine Art in Greece

$18.00
This series on Byzantine monumental painting in Greece presents mosaics and wall-paintings from the 7th to the 15th century. It includes complete monographs on each monument, written by specialists in Byzantine art, plans and drawings, rich photographic material and bibliography. Table of Contents: ... More info →
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Master Builders of Byzantium

Master Builders of Byzantium

$39.95
Examining Byzantine architecture—primarily churches built in the area of Constantinople between the ninth and fifteenth centuries—from the perspective of its masons, its master builders, Robert Ousterhout identifies the problems commonly encountered in the process of design and construction. He ... More info →
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Byzantine Christianity

Byzantine Christianity

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Part One: The History (What do we know?) This brief historical introduction to Byzantine Christianity assesses its impact on the world as it was at the time and outlines the key ideas and values connected with it. It explores the social, political and religious factors that formed the context of Chr... More info →
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Byzantine Empresses: Women and Power in Byzantium AD 527-1204

Byzantine Empresses: Women and Power in Byzantium AD 527-1204

$54.95
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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 wha... More info →
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