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Featured Book: The Byzantine World

Whether you know little about Byzantine history and culture or are already familiar with this fascinating empire, The Byzantine World will provide new information and perspectives!

Part of the Routledge Worlds series, this book features the work of leading international scholars, offering an innovative approach to Byzantine history.

Some of the topics covered include:

  • Byzantine women and children, men, eunuchs, emperors, patriarchs, aristocrats, and slaves
  • churches and fortifications, monasteries, and palaces
  • secular and sacred art as well as profane and spiritual literature
  • the emergence of modern Byzantine studies

Recommend The Byzantine World to your librarian today!

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    Published February 15th 2010 by Routledge

  2. The Eunuch in Byzantine History and Society

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  3. Monemvasia

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    Published June 23rd 2009 by Routledge