The Corpus Fontium Historiae Byzantinae includes texts written by Byzantine historiographers and chroniclers as well as other documents of historical relevance from the 4th to the 15th centuries. The main objective of each volume is the presentation of a critical text based on all extant manuscripts; a detailed introduction informing about the author and the work as well as the manuscripts and their relation to each other is included in addition to several apparatus and indices.
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Agathias continues Procopius and covers the Frankish Invasion of Italy in the 560's, the Lazic War in the Caucasus, and Belisarius' last campaign. He's a sermonizer, and was a lawyer, so it's not ... Read full review