A Companion to Byzantium (Google eBook)

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Liz James
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 29, 2010 - Literary Criticism - 488 pages
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Using new methodological and theoretical approaches, A Companion to Byzantium presents an overview of the Byzantine world from its inception in 330 A.D. to its fall to the Ottoman Turks in 1453.
  • Provides an accessible overview of eleven centuries of Byzantine society
  • Introduces the most recent scholarship that is transforming the field of Byzantine studies
  • Emphasizes Byzantium's social and cultural history, as well as its material culture
  • Explores traditional topics and themes through fresh perspectives
  

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About the author (2010)

Liz James is Professor of Art History at the University of Sussex. Her books include Light and Colour in Byzantine Art (1996) and Empresses and Power in Early Byzantium (2001).

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