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Byzantine Era

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

A system of computation of world chronology devised by the 7th C. Its elements are noticeable in the Chronicon Paschale written in the 630s. In 638/9 the monk and priest ...

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Afterlife (Antiquity and Byzantine Era)

Luciano Canfora.

in The Oxford Handbook of Demosthenes

November 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Reception. 9808 words.

Chapter 33 focuses on Demosthenes’ reception in antiquity and during the Byzantine Era. In particular, it examines the character and value of the 15 ‘demegoriai’ that survive from...

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Byzantine Era

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

A system of computation of world chronology devised by the 7th C. Its elements are noticeable in the Chronicon Paschale written in the 630s. In 638/9 the monk and priest ...

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Byzantine Era

Brian Croke and Alexander Kazhdan.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 284 words.

a system of computation of world chronology devised by the 7th C. Its elements are noticeable in the Chronicon Paschale

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The <i>Chronicon Paschale</i> and the Origins of the Byzantine Era

Alden A. Mosshammer.

in The Easter Computus and the Origins of the Christian Era

October 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 18959 words.

The Byzantine form of the Alexandrian cycle emerged in the 7th century, with an era of creation corresponding to 5509/8 BC and a cycle that began with the 14th day of the moon on 2 April....

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The Byzantine Wars: Battles and Campaigns of the Byzantine Era

Jonathan Shepard.

in The English Historical Review

September 2002; p ublished online September 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 0 words.

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The Byzantine Wars: Battles and Campaigns of the Byzantine Era

Jonathan Shepard.

in The English Historical Review

November 2002; p ublished online November 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 0 words.

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Byzantine Alchemy, or the Era of Systematization

Cristina Viano.

in Oxford Handbook of Science and Medicine in the Classical World

August 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies. 10458 words.

The chapter shows how the texts of early Byzantine alchemy transformed the alchemical tradition. This period is characterized by a generation of “commentators” tied to the Neoplatonic...

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Eras

Edited by ALEXANDER P. KAZHDAN.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 10 words.

See Alexandrian Era; Antiochene Era; Byzantine Era; Diocletianic Era.

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Epistolography

Margaret Mullett.

in The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Middle Eastern Languages. 4831 words.

Byzantine letters have been viewed by Byzantinists as significant artefacts of Byzantine literature that offer a glimpse into Byzantine society. Composed in an elaborate prose style and...

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Chronology and Dating

Anthony Bryer.

in The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Middle Eastern Languages. 3348 words.

A system or systems of chronology and dating most intimately express essential marks of Byzantine identity, combining to place a subject in secular and cosmic order: eventually a Byzantine...

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Metalwork

Marlia Mundell Mango.

in The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Middle Eastern Languages. 3899 words.

Written and archaeological evidence attests to the presence of mining in Byzantium. Gold was mined in the fifth to sixth centuries, while silver was mined in the Taurus mountains and Black...

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Byzantine Kythera

Judith Herrin.

in Margins and Metropolis

April 2013; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 6910 words.

This chapter offers a historical background on the island of Kythera during the Byzantine period. During the early Christian and Byzantine era, Kythera maintained the same close connection...

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Churches and Monasteries

Robert Ousterhout.

in The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies. 5816 words.

Churches and related buildings constitute the most significant surviving remains of Byzantine architecture. Numerous sources deal with the subject, including handbooks by Krautheimer (1986)...

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Inscriptions of Early Byzantium and the Continuity of Ancient Onomastics

Denis Feissel.

in Epigraphy and the Historical Sciences

June 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History. 6912 words.

Greek and Latin inscriptions are now fully embraced within the study of Late Antiquity and the Byzantine Era. At Constantinople, inscriptions of the Byzantine era were displayed along with...

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Byzantine Authority and Latin Rule in the Gattilusio Lordships

Christopher Wright.

in Byzantines, Latins, and Turks in the Eastern Mediterranean World after 1150

November 2012; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History. 8169 words.

This chapter focuses on one of the new regimes established after 1204 in the former core territories of Byzantium. It analyzes how the Gattilusio lords of the island of Lesbos legitimized...

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New Perspectives

Marcus Plested.

in Orthodox Readings of Aquinas

November 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 3209 words.

This chapter re-iterates the chief conclusions of this book and attempts to encourage two further shifts in perspective. The first concerns the figure christened here the ‘Byzantine...

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“Life Is so Simple to Live When the Corridor You Are to Walk Down Has Already Been Made”

Jeffers Engelhardt.

in Singing the Right Way

December 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 11135 words.

This chapter examines Byzantification at the Cathedral of Saint Simeon and the Prophetess Hanna in Tallinn—a turn toward “Byzantine” styles of singing, worship, and parish culture....

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Late Roman and Byzantine Weights and Weighing Equipment

Christopher Entwistle.

in The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Middle Eastern Languages. 2830 words.

Weights produced during the Byzantine Era were in gold, silver, "bronze", lead, glass, and stone. Surviving gold and silver weights are extremely rare. Bronze, an alloy of copper and tin,...

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Agriculture and Agricultural Technology

Michael Decker.

in The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Middle Eastern Languages. 4067 words.

A misconception about Byzantium is that its agriculture was not technically advanced. In reality, Byzantine farmers were effective in sustaining the population for more than a thousand...

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Monasticism and Monasteries

John A. McGuckin.

in The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Middle Eastern Languages. 4472 words.

In the Middle Byzantine Era, half the literate class of the empire were probably monks. The idea of the city-monk, the cosmopolitan hermit, was perfected by Byzantines. The monastic...

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