Encyclopedia of the Byzantine Empire

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McFarland & Company, 2004 - History - 366 pages
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The Middle Ages as they were lived in Eastern Europe are covered in this encyclopedia. An introduction provides an overview of the Byzantine Empire--what life was like, what people wore and ate, how families were formed and cared for, and how the so-called Eastern Empire differed from its Western counterpart.
Over 1500 entries, from Adrianopolis to Zoe, embrace a broad range of topics. Illustrations include genealogies of Byzantine rulers, maps of the Empire at various stages, and photographs of Byzantine buildings and art. A pronunciation guide, a note about transliteration and spelling, genealogical charts, a chronology of emperors, a glossary, a suggested readings list, and an index are also included.

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Contents

A Note About Names
3
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA
27
Genealogical Charts
313
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About the author (2004)

Jennifer Lawler is also the author of Encyclopedia of Women in the Middle Ages (2001). She lives in Lawrence, Kansas

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