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Ioannis Canani de Constantinopolitana obsidione relatio : a Critical Edition, with English Translation, Introduction, and Notes of John Kananos' Account of the Siege of Constantinople in 1422

Author: Andrea Massimo Cuomo
Publisher: Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, [2016] ©2016
Series: Byzantinisches Archiv, Bd. 30.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume presents a new critical edition of John Kananos' account of the unsuccessful siege of Constantinople by the Ottomans in 1422. An eye-witness to the siege, Kananos celebrates the defense of the City and its miraculous liberation at the hand of the Mother of God. This book offers a new critical text of Kananos' passionate narrative alongside a new analysis of the manuscripts, an English translation, and a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Massimo Cuomo
ISBN: 9781501502880 1501502883 9781501510908 1501510908
OCLC Number: 979581315
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (182 pages) : including 6 plates
Contents: Frontmatter --
Foreword --
Contents --
Works cited in abbreviation --
1. Introduction --
2. The Manuscript Tradition and Ratio Edendi --
2.1 The Manuscripts --
2.2 Ratio Edendi. The present edition --
2.3 Punctuation --
2.4 Apparatus --
2.5 The language of Kananos: An overview --
Critical edition and English translation --
Thesaurus --
Plates.
Series Title: Byzantinisches Archiv, Bd. 30.
Responsibility: Andrea Massimo Cuomo.
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This volume presents a new critical edition of John Kananos' account of the unsuccessful siege of Constantinople by the Ottomans in 1422. This book offers a new critical text of Kananos' passionate  Read more...

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