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A concise history of Byzantium

Author: Warren Treadgold
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the history of the Byzantine empire from its split with Rome in 285 A.D. to its final defeat at the hands of the Turks in 1461 A.D., illuminating its remarkable role in preserving classical literature and thought.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Warren Treadgold
ISBN: 0333718291 9780333718292 0333718305 9780333718308 0312238444 9780312238445
OCLC Number: 44039354
Description: xii, 273 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The Formation of Byzantium (285-457) --
3. Reconquest and Crisis (457-602) --
4. Catastrophe and Containment (602-780) --
5. Recovery and Victory (780-1025) --
6. Wealth and Weakness (1025-1204) --
7. Restoration and Fall (1204-1461) --
8. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Warren Treadgold.
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Traces the history of the Byzantine empire from its split with Rome in 285 A.D. to its final defeat at the hands of the Turks in 1461 A.D., illuminating its remarkable role in preserving classical literature and thought.

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