Palgrave Advances in Byzantine History / Edition 1
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Palgrave Advances in Byzantine History / Edition 1

by J. Harris
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1403915032

ISBN-13: 9781403915030

Pub. Date: 03/30/2005

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

Over the past fifty years, the history and culture of the Byzantine empire has ceased to be the preserve of a few scholars and is now taught and debated in universities all over the world. This book provides an introduction to the source material and to the very best recent writing on the empire's political history (306-1453), its art, army, religion, literature and

Overview

Over the past fifty years, the history and culture of the Byzantine empire has ceased to be the preserve of a few scholars and is now taught and debated in universities all over the world. This book provides an introduction to the source material and to the very best recent writing on the empire's political history (306-1453), its art, army, religion, literature and economy. Recent developments in gender studies and archaeology are also explored. The book will be of interest to university students and anyone interested in understanding the ongoing debates about this mysterious and perplexing yet fascinating society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403915030
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
03/30/2005
Series:
Palgrave Advances Series
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
252
Sales rank:
1,170,105
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Political History (306-602); R.Mathisen Political History (602-1025); S.Tougher Political History (1025-1204); P.Stephenson Political History (1204-1453); J.Harris Gender; D.Smythe Art; C.Barber Church; J.Baun Army and Defence; W.Treadgold Literature; A.Littlewood Economy; A.Harvey Monasticism; A.Talbot Archaeology; K.Dark

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