The Ashgate Research Companion to Byzantine Hagiography, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Stephanos Efthymiadis
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2011 - History - 440 pages
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This Companion is the work of an international team of specialists and represents the first comprehensive survey ever produced in the field of Byzantine hagiography. This first volume covers the authors and texts of the four distinctive periods during which Greek Byzantine hagiography developed, as well the hagiography produced in Oriental and Slavic languages and in geographical milieux around the periphery of the empire, from Italy to Armenia. This volume is an essential resource for the scholarly community of Byzantinists, Medievalists, historians of religion and theorists of the narrative.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Periods of Byzantine Hagiography
15
The Hagiography of the Byzantine Periphery and the Christian Orient
197
General Index
401
Index of Greek Words
437
Index of Manuscripts Cited
439
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