Winner of the 2006 John D. Criticos Prize
This book introduces the reader to the complex history, ethnicity, and identity of the Byzantines.
This volume brings Byzantium ? often misconstrued as a vanished successor to the classical world ? to the forefront of European history
Deconstructs stereotypes surrounding Byzantium
Beautifully illustrated with photographs and maps
The Byzantines Paperback edition by Averil Cameron
- Averil Cameron
- The Peoples of Europe
- John Wiley and Sons Ltd , Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
- Publication date
- Nov 6, 2009
- Product dimensions
- 161 x 227 x 17mm
Figures. Maps. Preface. Abbreviations. Acknowledgements. 1. What was Byzantium? 2. The changing shape of Byzantium: from late antiquity to the tenth century. 3. The changing shape of Byzantium: from the tenth century to 1453. 4. The Byzantine mirage. 5. Ruling the Byzantine state. 6. An orthodox society? 7. How people lived. 8. Education and culture. 9. Byzantium and Europe. 10. Byzantium and the Mediterranean. Conclusion. Chronology. References. Index.