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The Oxford dictionary of Byzantium

Author: A P Kazhdan; Alice-Mary Maffry Talbot; Anthony Cutler; Timothy E Gregory; Nancy Patterson Ševčenko
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the standard research tool on 1,100 years of Byzantine history. Exhaustive in its coverage, entries on patriarchy and emperors coexist with entries on surgery, musical instruments, and the baking of bread, bringing to life this vastly important culture and empire, from the 4th century to the 15th.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Dictionaries
Electronic dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oxford dictionary of Byzantium.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1991
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A P Kazhdan; Alice-Mary Maffry Talbot; Anthony Cutler; Timothy E Gregory; Nancy Patterson Ševčenko
ISBN: 0195046528 9780195046526 9780199890637 0199890633 9780199890644 0199890641 9780199890651 019989065X 019518792X 9780195187922
OCLC Number: 22733550
Language Note: English.
Notes: "Prepared at Dumbarton Oaks."
Awards: Association of American Publishers R.R. Hawkins Award for Outstanding Professional, Reference or Scholarly Work, 1991.
Description: 3 volumes (li, 2232 pages) : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: v. 1. Aaro-Esko --
v. 2. Esot-Nika --
v. 3. Nike-Zygo.
Other Titles: Byzantium.
Responsibility: Alexander P. Kazhdan, editor in chief ; Alice-Mary Talbot, executive editor ; Anthony Cutler, editor for art history ; Timothy E. Gregory, editor for archaeology and historical geography ; Nancy P. Ševčenko, associate editor.
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a major breakthrough ... a tour de force. * Daily Telegraph * No respectable library can afford to forgo the immediate purchase of the Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium, because it will be cited, Read more...

 
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