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By Timothy E. Gregory

This revised and extended version of the widely-praised A background of Byzantium covers the time of Constantine the nice in advert 306 to the autumn of Constantinople in 1453.

  • Expands therapy of the center and later Byzantine classes, incorporating new archaeological evidence
  • Includes extra maps and pictures, and a newly annotated, up-to-date bibliography
  • Incorporates a brand new part on internet assets for Byzantium studies
  • Demonstrates that Byzantium was once vital in its personal correct but additionally served as a bridge among East and West and historic and sleek society
  • Situates Byzantium in its broader ancient context with a brand new comparative timeline and textboxes

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