The Byzantine Empire, 1025-1204: A Political History
A fully updated second edition of this acclaimed political history of the Byzantine Empire which weaves social, economic, cultural trends and foreign politics into its broad narrative. Michael Angold has enriched his original study with the findings of a decade of new scholarship, provides a fuller treatment of Byzantium from Western perspectives and has included a new discussion of the primary sources for the period.
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