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 archaeological evidence
Includes additional maps and photographs, and a newly annotated, updated bibliography
Incorporates a new section on web resources for Byzantium studies
Demonstrates that Byzantium was important in its own right but also served as a bridge between East and West and ancient and modern society
Situates Byzantium in its broader historical context with a new comparative timeline and textboxes
Timothy E. Gregory is Professor of Byzantine History at Ohio State University where he is also Adjunct Professor of Anthropology. He is the author of Vox Populi (1979), Isthmia V. The Fortress and the Hexamilion (1993), The Corinthia in the Roman Period (1993), archaeology editor of The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium (1991), and Director of the Ohio State University Excavations at Isthmia (Greece).