Byzantium: Revised Edition (British Museum Paperbacks)
The earthly empire of Byzantium dominated the political and religious history of Europe for over a thousand years. The Byzantines regarded their earthly empire as a reflection of God's empire in heaven, and this ideology was manifested in their politics, religion, and art. In this introduction to the history of Byzantium, from the fourth to the fourteenth century, Rowena Loverance draws on the Bri...
Series: British Museum Paperbacks
Paperback: 96 pages
Publisher: Harvard University Press; Revised edition (July 30, 2004)
Product Dimensions: 7.2 x 0.5 x 9.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 3111655
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“In general, a concise and readable and well-illustrated book that serves as a quick overview to an increasingly important-to-understand historical empire. Unfortunately, the third revised edition contains some errors, most notably pp. 25 to 27. Page ...”
ish Museum's rich collections of spectacular Byzantine silver, ivories, jewelry, and icons, as well as pieces from the empire's Persian and Germanic neighbors. This revised edition, featuring a new introduction, is updated to include the most recent finds and interpretations.