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  • Byzantium: The Surprising Life of a Medieval Empire by Judith Herrin

    Byzantium: The Surprising Life of a Medieval Empire by Judith Herrin

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    For a thousand years an extraordinary empire made possible Europe's transition to the modern world: Byzantium. An audacious and resilient but now little known society, it combined orthodox Christianity with paganism, classical Greek learning with Roman...
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  • Femina: The instant Sunday Times bestseller – A New History of the Middle Ages, Through the Women Written Out of It by Janina Ramirez

    Femina: The instant Sunday Times bestseller – A New History of the Middle Ages, Through the Women Written Out of It by Janina Ramirez

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    THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERLONGLISTED FOR THE CUNDILL HISTORY PRIZE'Revelatory' GUARDIAN'A firecracker somehow captured between two covers' LUCY WORSLEYAn instant bestseller and one of the most celebrated history books of the year, Femina reveals...
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  • Femina: A New History of the Middle Ages by Janina Ramirez

    Femina: A New History of the Middle Ages by Janina Ramirez

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    THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'The women of the Middle Ages, so often silent and inconspicuous in our histories, find voice, agency and justice in this brilliant book' - Alice Roberts, bestselling author of Ancestors: A Prehistory of Britain in...
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  • Millennium: The End of the World and the Forging of Christendom by Tom Holland

    Millennium: The End of the World and the Forging of Christendom by Tom Holland

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    Of all the civilisations existing in the year 1000, that of Western Europe seemed the unlikeliest candidate for future greatness. Compared to the glittering empires of Byzantium or Islam, the splintered kingdoms on the edge of the Atlantic appeared...
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  • Palestine: A Four Thousand Year History by Nur Masalha 9780755649426

    Palestine: A Four Thousand Year History by Nur Masalha 9780755649426

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    This rich and magisterial work traces Palestine's millennia-old heritage, uncovering cultures and societies of astounding depth and complexity that stretch back to the very beginnings of recorded history. Starting with the earliest references in...
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  • The New Roman Empire: A History of Byzantium by Anthony Kaldellis 9780197549322

    The New Roman Empire: A History of Byzantium by Anthony Kaldellis 9780197549322

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    A major new history of the eastern Roman Empire, from Constantine to 1453. In recent decades, the study of the Eastern Roman Empire, also known as Byzantium, has been revolutionized by new approaches and more sophisticated models for how its society...
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  • The First Crusade: The Call from the East by Peter Frankopan

    The First Crusade: The Call from the East by Peter Frankopan

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    FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE SILK ROADS 'Filled with Byzantine intrigue, in every sense this book is important, compellingly revisionist and impressive in its scholarly use of totally fresh sources' Simon Sebag Montefiore In 1096,...
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  • Byzantium: The Apogee by John Julius Norwich

    Byzantium: The Apogee by John Julius Norwich

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    In Byzantium: The Early Centuries John Julius Norwich told the epic tale of the Roman Empire's second capital up to Christmas Day AD 800 - when Pope Leo III crowned Charlemagne as a rival emperor. This second volume of his magnificent history covers the...
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  • The Last Viking: The True Story of King Harald Hardrada by Don Hollway

    The Last Viking: The True Story of King Harald Hardrada by Don Hollway

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    'The Last Viking reads like the sagas on which it is based. It's Beowulf on steroids, laced with purple prose...This book is great fun. '- Gerard DeGroot, The Times Harald Sigurdsson burst into history as a teenaged youth in a Viking battle from which...
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  • A Cabinet of Byzantine Curiosities: Strange Tales and Surprising Facts from History's Most Orthodox Empire by Anthony Kaldellis

    A Cabinet of Byzantine Curiosities: Strange Tales and Surprising Facts from History's Most Orthodox Empire by Anthony Kaldellis

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    Weird, decadent, degenerate, racially mixed, superstitious, theocratic, effeminate, and even hyper-literate, Byzantium has long been regarded by many as one big curiosity. According to Voltaire, it represented "a worthless collection of miracles, a...
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  • Belisarius & Antonina: Love and War in the Age of Justinian by David Alan Parnell 9780197574706

    Belisarius & Antonina: Love and War in the Age of Justinian by David Alan Parnell 9780197574706

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    A unique look at a powerful marriage in the celebrated age of Justinian Belisarius and Antonina were titans in the Roman world some 1,500 years ago. Belisarius was the most well-known general of his age, victor over the Persians, conqueror of the...
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  • Constantinople: The Last Great Siege, 1453 by Roger Crowley

    Constantinople: The Last Great Siege, 1453 by Roger Crowley

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    In the spring of 1453, the Ottoman Turks advanced on Constantinople in pursuit of an ancient Islamic dream: capturing the thousand-year-old capital of Christian Byzantium.During the siege that followed, a small band of badly organised defenders,...
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  • The Oxford History of Byzantium by Cyril Mango

    The Oxford History of Byzantium by Cyril Mango

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    The Oxford History of Byzantium is the only history to provide in concise form detailed coverage of Byzantium from its Roman beginnings to the fall of Constantinople and assimilation into the Turkish Empire. Lively essays and beautiful illustrations...
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  • Ravenna: Capital of Empire, Crucible of Europe by Judith Herrin

    Ravenna: Capital of Empire, Crucible of Europe by Judith Herrin

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    'Magisterial - an outstanding book that shines a bright light one of the most important, interesting and under-studied cities in European history. A masterpiece.' Peter Frankopan'A wonderful new history of the Mediterranean from the fifth to eighth...
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  • Hardcore History: Humanity vs the Apocalypse, from the Bronze Age to Today by Dan Carlin

    Hardcore History: Humanity vs the Apocalypse, from the Bronze Age to Today by Dan Carlin

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    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Do tough times create tougher people? Can humanity handle the power of its weapons without destroying itself? Will human technology ever peak or regress? And why, since the dawn of time,...
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  • The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World by Virginia Postrel

    The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World by Virginia Postrel

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    The story of humanity is the story of textiles-as old as civilization itself. Textiles created empires and powered invention. They established trade routes and drew nations' borders. Since the first thread was spun, fabric has driven technology,...
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  • Romanland: Ethnicity and Empire in Byzantium by Anthony Kaldellis

    Romanland: Ethnicity and Empire in Byzantium by Anthony Kaldellis

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    A leading historian argues that in the empire we know as Byzantium, the Greek-speaking population was actually Roman, and scholars have deliberately mislabeled their ethnicity for the past two centuries for political reasons.Was there ever such a thing...
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  • The Alexiad by Anna Komnene

    The Alexiad by Anna Komnene

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    Written between 1143 and 1153 by the daughter of Byzantine Emperor Alexios I Komnenos, The Alexiad is one of the most popular and revealing primary sources in the vast canon of medieval literature. Princess Anna Komnene, eldest child of the imperial...
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  • The Life and Death of Ancient Cities: A Natural History by Greg Woolf 9780199664733

    The Life and Death of Ancient Cities: A Natural History by Greg Woolf 9780199664733

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    The human race is on a 10,000 year urban adventure. Our ancestors wandered the planet or lived scattered in villages, yet by the end of this century almost all of us will live in cities. But that journey has not been a smooth one and urban civilizations...
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  • Ghost Empire by Richard Fidler 9780733338557

    Ghost Empire by Richard Fidler 9780733338557

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780733338557Author Richard FidlerFormat PaperbackPage Count 512Imprint ABC BooksPublisher ABC BooksWeight(grams) 626gDimensions(mm) 210mm * 155mm * 40mm
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  • Byzantine Cavalryman vs Vandal Warrior: North Africa AD 533–36 by Dr Murray Dahm

    Byzantine Cavalryman vs Vandal Warrior: North Africa AD 533–36 by Dr Murray Dahm

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    Fully illustrated, this enthralling study explores how the Vandals in North Africa attempted to defend their kingdom against the resurgent Byzantine Empire during 533-36. In AD 533, the Byzantine Emperor Justinian I launched the first of his campaigns...
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  • Byzantine Art by Mr Robin Cormack

    Byzantine Art by Mr Robin Cormack

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    The opulence of Byzantine art, with its extravagant use of gold and silver, is well known. Highly skilled artists created powerful representations reflecting and promoting this society and its values in icons, illuminated manuscripts, and mosaics and...
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  • Belisarius by Ian Hughes

    Belisarius by Ian Hughes

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    A military history of the campaigns of Belisarius, the greatest general of the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Emperor Justinian. He twice defeated the Persians and reconquered North Africa from the Vandals in a single year at the age of 29, before going on to...
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  • Athens: City of Wisdom by Bruce Clark

    Athens: City of Wisdom by Bruce Clark

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    A sweeping history of Athens, telling the three-thousand-year story of the birthplace of Western civilization, from Runciman Award winner Bruce Clark 'A stunning retrospect and beautifully written overview of one of the world's greatest cities' Paul...
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  • Constantinople: Archaeology of a Byzantine Megapolis by Ken Dark 9781789258066

    Constantinople: Archaeology of a Byzantine Megapolis by Ken Dark 9781789258066

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    Istanbul, Europe's largest city, became an urban centre of exceptional size when it was chosen by Constantine the Great as a new Roman capital city. Named 'Constantinople' after him, the city has been studied through its rich textual sources and...
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  • The Young Alexander by Alex Rowson

    The Young Alexander by Alex Rowson

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    'Popular history at its very best, thought-provoking and accessible. Underpinned by serious research, and written with panache, it summons up a vanished world' SUNDAY TELEGRAPH This is an astonishing new account of Alexander the...
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  • The Young Alexander: The Making of Alexander the Great by Alex Rowson

    The Young Alexander: The Making of Alexander the Great by Alex Rowson

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    'Popular history at its very best, thought-provoking and accessible. Underpinned by serious research, and written with panache, it summons up a vanished world' SUNDAY TELEGRAPH This is an astonishing new account of Alexander the...
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  • The Lost World of Byzantium by Jonathan Harris

    The Lost World of Byzantium by Jonathan Harris

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    A fresh, concise, and accessible history of one of the medieval world's greatest empires For more than a millennium, the Byzantine Empire presided over the juncture between East and West, as well as the transition from the classical to the modern world...
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  • Constantinople AD 717-18: The Crucible of History by Si Sheppard

    Constantinople AD 717-18: The Crucible of History by Si Sheppard

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    The siege of Constantinople in AD 717-18 was the supreme crisis of Western civilization. The Byzantine Empire had been reeling under the onslaught of Arabic imperialism since the death of the Prophet, whilst Jihadist armies had detached Syria,...
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  • Athens: A History by Bruce Clark

    Athens: A History by Bruce Clark

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    A sweeping history of Athens, telling the three-thousand-year story of the birthplace of Western civilization, from Runciman Award winner Bruce Clark 'A stunning retrospect and beautifully written overview of one of the world's greatest cities' Paul...
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  • The Byzantine Wars by John F. Haldon

    The Byzantine Wars by John F. Haldon

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    By the middle of the sixth century the Byzantine emperor ruled a mighty empire that straddled Europe, Asia and North Africa. Within 100 years, this powerful empire had been cut in half. Two centuries later the Byzantine empire was once again a power to...
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  • The Last Viking: The True Story of King Harald Hardrada by Don Hollway 9781472846525

    The Last Viking: The True Story of King Harald Hardrada by Don Hollway 9781472846525

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    'The Last Viking is a masterful and pulse-pounding narrative that transports the reader into the middle of the action.' Carl Gnam, Military Heritage Harald Sigurdsson burst into history as a teenaged youth in a Viking battle from which he escaped with...
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  • Roman Heavy Cavalry (2): AD 500–1450 by Dr Andrei Evgenevich Negin

    Roman Heavy Cavalry (2): AD 500–1450 by Dr Andrei Evgenevich Negin

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    In the twilight of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th-6th centuries, the elite of the field armies was the heavy armoured cavalry - the cataphracts, clad in lamellar, scale, mail and padded fabric armour. After the fall of the West, the Greek-speaking...
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  • Streams of Gold, Rivers of Blood: The Rise and Fall of Byzantium, 955 A.D. to the First Crusade by Anthony Kaldellis 9780190253226

    Streams of Gold, Rivers of Blood: The Rise and Fall of Byzantium, 955 A.D. to the First Crusade by Anthony Kaldellis 9780190253226

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    In the second half of the tenth century, Byzantium embarked on a series of spectacular conquests: first in the southeast against the Arabs, then in Bulgaria, and finally in the Georgian and Armenian lands. By the early eleventh century, the empire was...
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  • Byzantium and the Crusades by Dr Jonathan Harris

    Byzantium and the Crusades by Dr Jonathan Harris

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    Jonathan Harris's classic text chronologically surveys Byzantine history in the time of the Crusades. The book reveals the attitudes of the Byzantine ruling elites towards the Crusades and their ultimate inability to adapt to the challenges this...
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  • Road to Manzikert: Byzantine and Islamic Warfare, 527-1071 by Brian Todd Carey

    Road to Manzikert: Byzantine and Islamic Warfare, 527-1071 by Brian Todd Carey

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    In August 1071, the Byzantine Emperor Romanus IV Diogenese led out a powerful army in an attempt to roll back Seljuk Turkish incursions into the Anatolian heartland of the Empire. Outmanoeuvred by the Turkish sultan, Alp Arslan, Romanus was forced to...
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  • Gregory Palamas: The Hesychast Controversy and the Debate with Islam by Norman Russell

    Gregory Palamas: The Hesychast Controversy and the Debate with Islam by Norman Russell

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    Gregory Palamas, a monk of Mount Athos and metropolitan of Thessalonike from 1347 to 1357, was a leading fourteenth-century Byzantine intellectual. He was the chief spokesman for the hesychasts in the controversy bearing that name, which began when a...
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  • The Chronicle of Theophanes: Anni mundi 6095-6305 (A.D. 602-813) by Harry Turtledove

    The Chronicle of Theophanes: Anni mundi 6095-6305 (A.D. 602-813) by Harry Turtledove

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    The most important illuminating source that survived from the two centuries termed "the dark ages of Byzantium" is the chronicle of the monk Theophanes (d. 817 or 818). In it Theophanes paints a vivid picture of the Empire's struggle in the seventh and...
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  • Is Byzantine Studies a Colonialist Discipline?: Toward a Critical Historiography by Benjamin Anderson

    Is Byzantine Studies a Colonialist Discipline?: Toward a Critical Historiography by Benjamin Anderson

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    Is Byzantine Studies a colonialist discipline? Rather than provide a definitive answer to this question, this book defines the parameters of the debate and proposes ways of thinking about what it would mean to engage seriously with the field's political...
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  • A History of Byzantium by Timothy E. Gregory 9781405184717

    A History of Byzantium by Timothy E. Gregory 9781405184717

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    This revised and expanded edition of the widely-praised A History of Byzantium covers the time of Constantine the Great in AD 306 to the fall of Constantinople in 1453. Expands treatment of the middle and later Byzantine periods, incorporating new...
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