The Byzantines

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Wiley, Jan 8, 2007 - History - 296 pages
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Winner of the 2006 John D. Criticos Prize

This book introduces the reader to the complex history, ethnicity, and identity of the Byzantines.

  • This volume brings Byzantium – often misconstrued as a vanished successor to the classical world – to the forefront of European history
  • Deconstructs stereotypes surrounding Byzantium
  • Beautifully illustrated with photographs and maps

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The Byzantines is a good little book that is limited by its format and the author's lack of ambition for the book. As part of a series on different "nationalities", the book must try somehow to take ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Averil Cameron is Professor of Late Antique and Byzantine History at Oxford and the Warden of Keble College, and was recently awarded a DBE. Her publications include Changing Cultures in Early Byzantium (1996) and Eusebius, Life of Constantine (ed. with Stuart G. Hall, 1999), and she is a co-editor of volumes XII, XIII and XIV of the Cambridge Ancient History.

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