Byzantium After Byzantium
Although Constantinople fell to the Turks in 1453, bringing an end to the Eastern Roman Empire which had survived its predecessor in the West by nearly one thousand years, this important book argues that Byzantium did not die, but continued to influence European history all the way up to the beginning of the nineteenth century. This English translation of one of the classic works by the great Romanian historian Nicolae Iorga will fascinate anyone interested in the impact of the fall of Byzantium on European civilization and the continuation of Byzantine institutions in Southeastern Europe. Originally published in French in 1935, this book contributes to an understanding of the political, social, cultural, and intellectual background of the history of the tumultuous regions of Southeastern Europe. Iorga points out the great contributions of Byzantine civilization to the Western world, especially during the Renaissance. He demonstrates that Byzantium survived through its people and local
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Introduction by Virgil Candea
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Alexander Alexandria Antioch archons Athanasie Athos bishop boyars Bucharest Bucuresti Byzantine Byzantium after Byzantium Cantacuzenus family Chios Chiril Christian Church Comnenus Ipsilanti Constantine Brancoveanu Constantinople Cretan Crete Crusius Daponte daughter Demetrius documents donations Dositei duke ecumenical patriarch emperor empire epoch erban Erbiceanu former George Gerlach Ghedeon Ghica Greek Holy Hrisant Hurmuzaki Iasi ibidem imperial island Istoria Jeremiah Jerusalem Joasaph later letter Manuel Mehmed Meletie mentioned metropolitan Michael Cantacuzenus Michael the Brave Mitrofan Monastery Monemvasia monks Morea Nicholas Mavrocordat Nicolae Iorga Notes et extraits Ohrid Orthodox Ottoman Paisie Paleologus Partenie Patriarch Dionysius Petru Schiopul Phanariots prince of Moldavia prince of Wallachia Radu Mihnea Rali relations Romanian princes Rome Roumaine Russian scholar seat second chronicle section historique Serbian Sinai sixteenth century successor sud-est sultan synod Teofan Thessalonika throne tion Trebizond Turcograecia Turkish Turks Vasile Vasile Lupu Venetian Venice Voievod Zigomalas