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The chronicle of the Logothete

Author: Symeon, Metaphrastes.; Staffan Wahlgren
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2019
Series: Translated texts for Byzantinists, 7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The Chronicle of the Logothete covers the period from the Creation of the World to the burial of emperor Romanos I Lekapenos in the summer of 948 AD. If we deduce a medieval text's importance and success from the number of extant manuscripts, this work must score highly. While some medieval chronicles have come down to us in only one manuscript, about thirty manuscripts transmit the Chronicle of the Logothete in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Symeon, Metaphrastes; Syméon, (Métaphraste).
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Symeon, Metaphrastes.; Staffan Wahlgren
ISBN: 1786942070 9781786942074
OCLC Number: 1134657008
Notes: Titre conventionnel: Chronicon.
Description: 298 pages ; 22 cm
Series Title: Translated texts for Byzantinists, 7.
Responsibility: translated with introduction, commentary and indices by Staffan Wahlgren.


This book contains a translation of the Chronicle of the Logothete (10th c. AD), one of the most widely read Byzantine historical texts. Preserved in more than 30 manuscripts, the Chronicle covers  Read more...


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Reviews'The importance of this chronicle cannot be overstressed: for us it is the most important Byzantine history for the hundred years after Theophanes, who covered up to the early ninth century. Read more...

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