The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium is the most comprehensive dictionary available on Byzantine civilization. It features more than 5,000 entries written by an international group of eminent Byzantinists covering all aspects of life in the Byzantine world. Major entries treat such topics such as agriculture, art, literature, and politics, whilte shorter entries examine topics that relate to Byzantium, such as the history of Kiev and personalities of ancient and biblical history. It is truly interdisciplinary with entries on patriarchy and emperors sitting alongside those on surgery and musical instruments. Each article is followed by a bibliography, and numerous maps, tables, architectural designs, and genealogies reinforce and clarify the text.

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  • Hardback | 2366 pages
  • 241.3 x 304.8 x 198.12mm | 5,329.68g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New YorkUnited States
  • English
  • New.
  • line drawings, halftones, and maps throughout
  • 0195046528
  • 9780195046526

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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, throughout the world, as the scholarly reference on all matters Byzantine. Biblical Archaeology Review

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