The Byzantine Hellene : the life of Emperor Theodore Laskaris and Byzantium in the thirteenth century (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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The Byzantine Hellene : the life of Emperor Theodore Laskaris and Byzantium in the thirteenth century

Author: Dimiter Angelov
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press [2019] © 2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The extraordinary life and writings of Theodore Laskaris, an imaginative philosopher-emperor ruling over a Byzantine state in exile after the disastrous Fourth Crusade, illuminate the transformation  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biografie
Named Person: Theodorus, Imperium Byzantinum Imperator
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dimiter Angelov
ISBN: 9781108480710 1108480713 9781108727952 1108727956
OCLC Number: 1119003799
Notes: 1905.
Description: XX, 441 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten, Diagramm
Contents: Introduction; 1. Byzantium in exile; 2. 'The Holy Land, my mother Anatolia'; 3. 'I was brought up as usual for a royal child'; 4. Pursuit of learning; 5. Power-sharing; 6. Friends, foes, and politics; 7. Elena and the embassy of the Marquis; 8. Sole emperor of the Romans; 9. The philosopher; 10. The proponent of Hellenism; Epilogue; Appendix I: the chronology of the works of Theodore Laskaris; Appendix II: chronology of the letters; Appendix III: the mystery illness; Appendix IV: the manuscript portraits; Appendix V: the burial sarcophagus.
Responsibility: Dimiter Angelov, Harvard University, Massachusetts.

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