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Constantinople : capital of Byzantium

Author: Jonathan Harris
Publisher: London ; New York : Hambledon Continuum, 2008, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Better known as Constantinople, Miklagarth was the capital city of the empire of Byzantium and a major political force in the eastern Mediterranean for over a thousand years. This title examines the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Harris
ISBN: 9781847251794 184725179X
OCLC Number: 1089469386
Description: xvii, 289 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The city of wonders --
Founding fathers --
Defence --
Palaces and power --
Churches and monasteries --
'Two thirds of the wealth of this world' --
Democracy --
The beginning of the end --
The ruin of Byzantine Constantinople --
Epilogue: Byzantine Constantinople today.
Responsibility: Jonathan Harris.


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