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Byzantium: A History
     

Byzantium: A History

by John Haldon
 
John Haldon’s beautifully illustrated book tracks the checkered history of an oriental enigma, a ‘lost empire’ which stood for a 1,000 years against the might of Islam. He retells the story of the cycle of conquest and re-conquest of its lands by Goths, Arabs, Slavs, and Crusaders, and finally its complete destruction by the Ottoman Turks in 1453.

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John Haldon’s beautifully illustrated book tracks the checkered history of an oriental enigma, a ‘lost empire’ which stood for a 1,000 years against the might of Islam. He retells the story of the cycle of conquest and re-conquest of its lands by Goths, Arabs, Slavs, and Crusaders, and finally its complete destruction by the Ottoman Turks in 1453.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780752423432
Publisher:
Tempus Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.74(w) x 9.74(h) x 0.52(d)

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