Lost Capital Of Byzantium

Author: Steven Runciman
Publisher: Tauris Parke Paperbacks
ISBN: 085771810X
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Now published in paperback for the first time, Lost City of Byzantium tells the story of this once-great city - its rise and fall and its place in the history of the Peloponnese and the Byzantine empire.

The Fall Of Constantinople 1453

Author: Steven Runciman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107604699
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This classic account shows how the fall of Constantinople in May 1453, after a siege of several weeks, came as a bitter shock to Western Christendom.

The Sicilian Vespers

Author: Steven Runciman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107604745
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In this book, sustained narrative power is displayed with concentrated brilliance in the rise and fall of this fascinating episode.

Writing Ancient History

Author: Luke Pitcher
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 0857718037
Size: 76.42 MB
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The book also seeks to do justice to invididual classical historians, and discusses such important figures as Livy, Tacitus, Herodotus, Cicero, Plutarch and Lucian.

The Walls Of Byzantium

Author: James Heneage
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1782061134
Size: 38.25 MB
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'One hell of a fine book' Conn Iggulden IN AN AGE OF CLASHING EMPIRES, DARK FORCES FROM THE EAST ENDANGER THE FIRST LIGHT OF THE WESTERN RENAISSANCE.

Southeastern Europe Under Ottoman Rule 1354 1804

Author: Peter F. Sugar
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 0295803630
Size: 58.24 MB
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The book begins with the early history of the Ottomans and with their establishment in Europe, describing the basic Muslim and Turkish features of the Ottoman state.

Byron S War

Author: Roderick Beaton
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110703308X
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This fresh perspective on Byron's relationship with Greece throws new light on its importance both for Byron and for Greece.

The Early Palaeologan Renaissance 1261 C 1360

Author: E. B. Fryde
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004117143
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The main subject of this book is the preservation and dissemination by this learned elite of such ancient literature, philosophy and science as still survived then, the development of editorial techniques which resulted in more complete and ...

The Immortal Emperor

Author: Donald M. Nicol
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521894098
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The first biography of the last Byzantine Emperor.

Radical Platonism In Byzantium

Author: Niketas Siniossoglou
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107013038
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A groundbreaking approach to late Byzantine intellectual history and the philosophy of visionary reformer Gemistos Plethon.