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The Last Byzantine Renaissance
     

The Last Byzantine Renaissance

by Steven Runciman
 

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During the last two centuries of its existence the Byzantine Empire was politically in a state of utter decadence, but, in contrast, its intellectual life has never before shone so brilliantly. In these four lectures the author discusses the leading scholars of the period, their erudition, their intense individualism, their controversies and their achievements.

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During the last two centuries of its existence the Byzantine Empire was politically in a state of utter decadence, but, in contrast, its intellectual life has never before shone so brilliantly. In these four lectures the author discusses the leading scholars of the period, their erudition, their intense individualism, their controversies and their achievements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521097109
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/27/2008
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.31(d)

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