The Byzantines

Winner of the 2006 John D Criticos PrizeThis 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
The Byzantines Winner of the John D Criticos PrizeThis book introduces the reader to the complex history ethnicity and identity of the Byzantines This volume brings Byzantium often misconstrued as a vanished

  • Title: The Byzantines
  • Author: Averil Cameron
  • ISBN: 9780631202622
  • Page: 460
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “The Byzantines”

    1. Cross-listed from :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 the people of an empire that lasted over a millenium and alternately survived, prospered and declined during many radically different cultural contexts into a comprehensible unit over the course of just 200 relatively breezy and accessible pages. Cameron tries to do this in part by [...]

    2. YOU. MUST. READ. IT.I'm not kidding, coolest and most glorious empire ever. If you're ever tired of the 'West' but find the 'East' just sort of? Then you've got to read this and mourn the loss of your homeland.

    3. Seems a little dry, style-wise. Yes, I am still in search of the perfect (for me) Byzantine history book.

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