|James, Liz (ed.)|
A Companion to Byzantium
Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World
1. Edition April 2010
2010. 488 Pages, Hardcover
- Professional Book -
ISBN 978-1-4051-2654-0 - John Wiley & Sons
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Recent scholarship has transformed the field of Byzantine studies and propelled it to the forefront of academia. Building on these recent developments, A Companion to Byzantium presents a comprehensive overview of the field. In 27 original essays, leading scholars from around the globe explore fascinating new approaches, areas of research, and methodologies on such topics as memory, the emotions, childhood, and beauty. A Companion to Byzantium sheds new light on the complexities of Byzantium and points to its legacy in contemporary art and culture.
From the contents
List of Figures.
List of Maps.
Notes on Contributors.
Some Relevant Dates.
List of Byzantine Rulers.
List of Abbreviations.
1. Byzantium: a Very, Very Short Introduction.
2. Writing Histories of Byzantium: the Historiography of Byzantine History.
Part I: Being Byzantine.
Part II: God and the World.
Part III: Reading Byzantine Texts.
Part IV: Some Questions in Material Culture.