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Imperial Byzantium

Berta Eckstein-Diener

Imperial Byzantium

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Byzantine,
  • Byzantine Empire -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Bertha Diener; translated from the German by Eden and Cedar Paul.
    ContributionsPaul, Eden, 1865-1944., Paul, Cedar.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 p. l., [3]-396 p. incl. geneal. tables. front., illus. (incl. map) plates.
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14935205M

    Byzantium: The Imperial Centuries AD (MART: The Medieval Academy Reprints for Teaching) (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Byzantium: The Imperial Centuries AD (MART: The Medieval Academy Reprints for Teaching) Author. Jenkins, Romilly. Publisher. University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division. The eye-catching cover is a visual clue to the treasures within this book, which explores the intrigue of the imperial Byzantine court; describes the lavish clothing, administration, food, architecture, and art of Byzantium; reveals a fascinating cast of royals and ascetics; and captures the imagination about this era of the Eastern Roman.


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