Prokopios, The Wars, translated by H. B. Dewing, revised and modernized, with an introduction and notes, by Anthony Kaldellis; maps and genealogies by Ian. Anthony Kaldellis’s 29 research works with citations and reads, including: Political freedom in Byzantium: the rhetoric of liberty and the periodization of. While the identities of eastern minorities were clear, that of the ruling majority remains obscured behind a name made up by later generations. Anthony Kaldellis.
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Andrews “Anthony Kaldellis’ new history of Byzantium is a major achievement. Rome and Constantinople in Late Antiquity Oxford: I’m still counting the number of languages this guy knows. Yet this imperial project came to a crashing collapse fifty years later, when political disunity, fiscal mismanagement, and defeat at the hands of the Seljuks in the east and the Normans in the west brought an end to Byzantine hegemony.
If you use an ad blocker, we’re not getting that revenue that helps keep RateMyProfessors. Duncan Garrow and Chris Gosden. Cambridge Intellectual History of Byzantium more. Help Center Find new research papers in: A Cabinet of Byzantine Curiosities: Read the books and revise papers. While this was generally true, there are some notable exceptions to the pattern which, when studied together, show that this rule was not iron-clad and cannot safely be relied on to date the composition of texts and the scope of their coverage in the case of lost works.
The last section chronicles the spectacular collapse of the empire during the second half of the eleventh century, concluding with a look at the First Crusade and its consequences for Byzantine relations with the powers of Western Europe. Join Our Mailing List: Streams of Gold, Rivers of Blood: Only 9 left in stock – order soon. Le texte en tant que message immediat Actes du colloque international, Paris Juin Paris: Based on a close examination of the relevant sources, this history-the first of its kind in over a century-offers a new reconstruction of the key events and crucial reigns as well as a different model for understanding imperial politics and wars, both civil and foreign.
By the early eleventh century, the empire was the most powerful state in the Mediterranean. Kaldellis shows that the idea of Byzantium as a rigid imperial theocracy is a misleading construct of Western historians since the Enlightenment. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.
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University of Pennsylvania Press, Peter Lang, Streams of Gold, Rivers of Blood: A Historian and a Writer Geneva: Guilt by Association Geoffrey S. In addition to providing a badly needed narrative of this critical period of Byzantine history, Streams of Gold, Rivers of Blood offers new interpretations of key topics relevant to the medieval era. Rate This Professor Share. University of Anthonh Press, Ebook This title is available as an ebook.
Oxford University Press, Extremely smart and knowledgeable. With court proclamations often draped in Christian rhetoric, the notion of divine kingship emerged as a way to disguise the inherent vulnerability of each regime.
Dewing, revised and modernized, with an introduction and notes, by Anthony Kaldellis; maps and genealogies by Ian Mladjov Indianapolis: Skip to main content. The digital Loeb Classical Library loebclassics. This book will be required reading for students and scholars kaaldellis only of Byzantium, but also of the Medieval West.
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It was an identity so strong in the eastern empire that even the conquering Ottomans would eventually adopt it. By setting aside the pre-conceptions of much of the secondary literature, and returning to the sources, he is able to reconstruct the dynamics of imperial power and politics across the crucial years between the imperial expansion of the late tenth century and the First Crusade.
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