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The making of Orthodox Byzantium, 600-1025

Author: Mark Whittow
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1996.
Series: New studies in medieval history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book is a clear, up-to-date, reassessment of the Byzantine empire during a crucial phase in the history of the Near East. Against a geopolitical background (well-illustrated with 14 maps), it covers the last decade of the Roman empire as a superpower of the ancient world, the catastrophic crisis of the seventh century and the means whereby its embattled Byzantine successor hung on in Constantinople and Asia  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Church history
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Whittow, Mark, 1957-
Making of Orthodox Byzantium, 600-1025.
Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1996
(OCoLC)35317973
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Whittow
ISBN: 9781349247653 1349247650 9781349247660 1349247669
OCLC Number: 645848147
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 477 pages) : maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: List of Maps --
Transliteration and References --
Abbreviations --
Chronological List Preface --
Sources for Early Medieval Byzantium --
The Strategic Geography of the Near East --
The Roman World in 600 --
The Fall of the Old Order --
How the Roman Empire Survived --
The Shock of Defeat --
The Byzantine Response: On to the Defensive --
The Byzantine Empire and its Non-Muslim Neighbours, c600-c950 --
The Age of Reconquest, 863-976 --
The Reign of Basil II, 976-1025 --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: New studies in medieval history.
Responsibility: Mark Whittow.

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The book is a clear, up-to-date, reassessment of the Byzantine empire during a crucial phase in the history of the Near East.  Read more...

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