John Skylitzes: A Synopsis of Byzantine History, 811-1057 (BOK)

John Skylitzes

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This book was first published in 2010. John Skylitzes' extraordinary Middle Byzantine chronicle covers the reigns of the Byzantine emperors from the death of Nicephorus I in 811 to the deposition of Michael VI in 1057, and provides the only surviving continuous narrative of the late tenth and early eleventh centuries. A high official living in the late eleventh century, Skylitzes used a number of existing Greek histories (some of them no longer extant) to create a digest of the previous three centuries. It is without question the major historical source for the period and is cited constantly in modern scholarship. This edition features introductions by Jean-Claude Cheynet and Bernard Flusin, along with extensive notes. It will be an essential and exciting addition to the libraries of all historians of the Byzantine age.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter John Skylitzes
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9781107404748
Antall sider 526 Dimensjoner 15,3cm x 22,9cm x 3,1cm
Vekt 784 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd

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