Byzantium, the empire of New Rome

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Scribner, 1980 - History - 334 pages
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Examining Byzantine life from the point of view of the average citizen, a noted historian deals with language, social and economic conditions, the disappearance and revival of cities, education, monasticism, and the Byzantine literary, artistic, and architectural legacy

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User Review  - davidpwithun - LibraryThing

This is yet another book on Byzantium with which I've been unimpressed, to say the least. Mango's work suffers from many problems, not the least of which are dry didactic style, his over-reliance on ... Read full review

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User Review  - ramblingivy - LibraryThing

This was my first foray into Byzantine history, and I found Mango's book quite heavy-going. It assumes that the reader will already have some familiarity with Byzantine society and, for this reason ... Read full review


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