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history of Byzantine civilization

H. W. Haussig

history of Byzantine civilization

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English


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Statementtranslated by J.M. Hussey.
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The book is set up as a series of sociiological slices from the different eras of Byzantine history, and traces the evolution of particular aspects of Byzantine culture. The book's barrage of goregeous photographs and illustrations are a great complement to Haussig's splendid by: 4.

The Byzantine Empire had its own problems to deal with, of course, including Attila the Hun and his hoard of invaders. A comprehensive legal code was developed and Greek replaced Latin as the main language.

The book are covers the effect of the plague on the Empire, a revolt in Constantinople and the attacks by the Muslim armies. "Norwich is always on the lookout for the small but revealing details All of this he recounts in a style that consistently entertains." --The New York Times Book Review In this magisterial adaptation of his epic three-volume history of Byzantium, John Julius Norwich chronicles the world's longest-lived Christian empire/5.

This is the first comprehensive and up-to-date history of Byzantium to appear in almost sixty years, and the first ever to cover both the Byzantine state and Byzantine society.

It begins in A.D.when the emperor Diocletian separated what became Byzantium from the western Roman Empire, and ends inwhen the last Byzantine outposts fell to the Ottoman Turks.4/5(1).

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