History of the Eastern Empire from the Fall of Irene to the Accession of Basil: A, Parts 802-867 (Google eBook)

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Cosimo, Inc., Dec 1, 2008 - History - 548 pages
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This classic history of the Eastern Roman Empire-first published in 1912 and a companion to Bury's two-volume History of the Later Roman Empire-remains one of the most readable works on the era, and is highly recommended for students of Roman culture. This essential volume covers: [ the reigns of Nicephorus I, Stauracius, and Michael I, (A.D. 802-813) [ Leo V, the Armenian, and the revival of Iconoclasm (A.D. 813-820) [ Michael II, the Amorian (A.D. 820-829) [ Theophilus (A.D. 829-842) [ Michael III (A.D. 842-867) [ financial and military administration [ the Saracen wars [ relations with the Western Empire [ the conversion of Slavs and Bulgarians [ and much, much more. British historian JOHN BAGNELL BURY (1861-1927) was professor of modern history at Cambridge. His writings, known for a readability combined with a scholarly depth, include History of Greece (1900) and Idea of Progress (1920).
  

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John Bagnell Bury was an accomplished Irish Protestant scholar who taught at Trinity College, Dublin, and was regius professor of modern history at Cambridge University from 1902 until his death. A prodigious writer, his scholarly works ranged from volumes on classical Greece and the Roman Empire to a history of the 19th century papacy, and studies of the Byzantine Empire.

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