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Byzantium

Alexander John Graham and Stephen Mitchell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Byzantine Studies; Middle Eastern History. 432 words.

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Byzantium

Peter Sarris.

July 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Byzantine Studies; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 168 pages.

After surviving the 5th-century fall of the western European Roman Empire, the Byzantine Empire flourished as one of the most powerful economic, cultural, and military forces in Europe for...

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Byzantium and Islam

Peter Sarris.

in Byzantium

July 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Byzantine Studies; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 4397 words.

By the end of the 7th century, a new superpower was applying pressure on the East Roman Empire. ‘Byzantium and Islam’ describes the rise of Arab power and the evolution of Islam. The...

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Christodorus

J. H. D. Scourfield.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Byzantine Studies; Middle Eastern History. 160 words.

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Constantinople

Alan Douglas Edward Cameron.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Early Christianity; Byzantine Studies. 725 words.

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Constantinople the ruling city

Peter Sarris.

in Byzantium

July 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Byzantine Studies; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 6361 words.

Constantinople had become the sole imperial capital in the east by the reign of Theodosius I (378–95). ‘Constantinople, “the ruling city”’ describes the transformation of the small...

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End of empire

Peter Sarris.

in Byzantium

July 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Byzantine Studies; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 3468 words.

Constantinople never really recovered from the Latin sack in 1204. Cooperation between popes, emperors, and patriarchs would become nigh on impossible, and differences of practice...

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From antiquity to the Middle Ages

Peter Sarris.

in Byzantium

July 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Byzantine Studies; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 5810 words.

‘From antiquity to the Middle Ages’ describes the key challenges to Roman power in the east and west. The emergence of the post-Roman successor kingdoms in the 5th century constituted a...

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Madaba Map

Richard J. A. Talbert.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Byzantine Studies. 781 words.

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Strategies for survival

Peter Sarris.

in Byzantium

July 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Byzantine Studies; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 4455 words.

‘Strategies for survival’ outlines the effectiveness, pragmatism, and creativity of Byzantine statecraft from the 7th century through to the early 10th century, which saw the empire’s...

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