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The social history of Byzantium

Author: John F Haldon
Publisher: Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Western civilization owes an incalculable cultural and historical debt to the Byzantine Empire. Before falling to the Ottoman Turks in the mid-fifteenth century, the empire flourished for more than a  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Social history of Byzantium.
Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
(OCoLC)681833089
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John F Haldon
ISBN: 9781405132404 140513240X 9781405132411 1405132418
OCLC Number: 226361750
Description: xxvii, 300 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Towards a social history of Byzantium / John Haldon --
Men, women, Eunchs: gender, sex, and power / Liz James --
Family structure and the transmission of property / Angeliki E. Laiou --
The social function of the law / Bernard Stolte --
Social relations and the land: the Early Period / Peter Sarris --
Land and power in the Middle and Later Period / Peter Frankopan --
The producing population / Michel Kaplan --
Social elites, wealth, and power / John Haldon --
Court society and aristocracy / Paul Magdalino --
Church and society: iconoclasm and after / Michael Angold --
A monastic world / Alice-Mary Talbot.
Responsibility: edited by John Haldon.
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"Until now, the social history of Byzantium has remained a neglected field. Professor John Haldon has put together a team of leading international Byzantinists, each of whom addresses his or her own Read more...

 
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