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George Akropolites: the history : introduction, translation and commentary

Author: Georgius, Acropolita; Ruth J Macrides
Publisher: Oxford Oxford Univ. Press 2008
Series: Oxford studies in Byzantium
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Repr. 2008View all editions and formats

The first English translation and study of George Akropolites' History, an essential source for 13th-century Byzantine history. Ruth Macrides discusses the author's background, social position, and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Georgius, Acropolita; Ruth J Macrides
ISBN: 0199210675 9780199210671
OCLC Number: 839411020
Language Note: Aus dem Altgriech. übers.
Description: XIV, 440 Seiten Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten 24 cm
Contents: INTRODUCTION ; The thirteenth century in historical writing ; The man and his work ; Promotions and titles ; Chronology of Akropolites' life ; The History ; Akropolites and later writers ; Other writings ; Studies ; TRANSLATION AND COMMENTARY
Series Title: Oxford studies in Byzantium
Other Titles: Chronicon Constantinopolitanum
Responsibility: Ruth Macrides
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This books is the 'definitive Akropolites' a biographic, work-analytic and historical achievement of which the author is to be thoroughly congratulated * Gunter Prinzing, The Anglo-Hellenic Review * Read more...

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