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Byzantine authors : literary activities and preoccupations

Author: Nicolas Oikonomidès; John W Nesbitt
Publisher: Leiden : Brill, 2003.
Series: Medieval Mediterranean, v. 49.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In honouring the memory of Nicolas Oikonomides, the contributors to this work offer a group of Greek texts and translations which reflect the wide interests of Byzantine authors and the varied genres to which they devoted their talents. It includes the military speeches of Constantine VII.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicolas Oikonomidès; John W Nesbitt
ISBN: 9004129758 9789004129757 9047402014 9789047402015
OCLC Number: 474872975
Description: 1 online resource (283 pages).
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS; Preface; Chapter One Cosmological Confectionary and Equal opportunity in the Eleventh Century. An Ekphrasis by Christopher of Mitylene (Poem 42); Chapter Two Two Teaching Texts from the Twelfth-Century Orphanotropheion; Chapter Three Alexander the Monk's Text of Helena's Discovery of the Cross (BHG 410); Chapter Four Elias the Monk. Friend of Psellos; Chapter Five Five Miracles of St. Menas; Chapter Six Elias of Heliopolis. The Life of an Eighth-Century Syrian Christian Saint; Chapter Seven Two Military Orations of Constantine VII.
Series Title: Medieval Mediterranean, v. 49.
Responsibility: edited by John W. Nesbitt.

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The volume presents students and researchers with texts and translations of Byzantine letters, treatises, speeches, teaching aids, and instructional guides.  Read more...

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