A Companion to Byzantium

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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 Companionto Byzantium presents an overview of the Byzantine world fromits inception in 330 A.D. to its fall to the Ottoman Turks in 1453.
  • Provides an accessible overview of eleven centuries ofByzantine society
  • Introduces the most recent scholarship that is transforming thefield of Byzantine studies
  • Emphasizes Byzantium's social and cultural history, as well asits material culture
  • Explores traditional topics and themes through freshperspectives
 

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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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