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The Edinburgh history of the Greeks. [*1*] c. 500 to 1050 : the early Middle Ages

Author: Florin Curta
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, cop. 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
Publication:Edinburgh history of the Greeks

This volume traces the social, economic and political history of the Greeks between 500 and 1050.


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Florin Curta
ISBN: 9780748638093 0748638091
OCLC Number: 729354496
Description: VII, 365 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Series Editor's Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Introduction; 1. The last century of Roman power (ca. 500 to ca. 620): army, Church, and countryside; 2. Collapse or adaptation? The problem of the urban decline in late antique Greece; 3. Invasion or inflation? Hoards and barbarians in sixth- and seventh-century Greece; 4. Dark-Age Greece (ca. 620 to ca. 800); 5. Revival and expansion (ca. 800 to ca. 900); 6. The beginning of prosperity (ca. 900 to ca. 1050); 7. Early medieval Greece and the Middle Byzantine economy; 8. Social structures and Byzantine administration in early medieval Greece; 9. Christianity in early medieval Greece; 10. Conclusion: the people of early medieval Greece; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Florin Curta.


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Curta applies his considerable archaeological expertise and historical acumen to questions of ethnic identity, migrations and cultural and economic change in the earlier middle ages. While focusing Read more...

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