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Wiley-Blackwell / 2009 / Paperback
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Learn about the complex history, ethnicity, and identity of the Byzantines. Often ignored or misunderstood, this volume helps to deconstruct stereotypes while building up historical knowledge. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 296 pages, softcover.
This book introduces the reader to the complex history, ethnicity, and identity of the Byzantines.
Averil Cameron is Professor of Late Antique and Byzantine History at the University of Oxford and the Warden of Keble College, and was recently awarded a DBE. Her publications include Changing Cultures in Early Byzantium (1996) and Eusebius, Life of Constantine (ed. with Stuart G. Hall, 1999), and she is a co-editor of volumes XII, XIII and XIV of the Cambridge Ancient History.
"The Byzantines is a welcome addition to the renewal of Byzantine Studies in contemporary academia." (Canadian Journal of History, winter 2009)
Winner of the 2006 John D. Criticos Prize
"Seeks consistently to place Byzantium in Context and to make the reader question fundamental preconceptions about the Byzantine empire." (Anglo-Hellenic Review)
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