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Byzantine empire. by Charles William Chadwick Oman

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Published by T.F. Unwin in London .
Written in English

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Also pub. under title: The story of the Byzantine empire.

SeriesThe story of the nations
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 364 p.
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18326644M

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Sep 19,  · The Byzantine Empire, often called the Eastern Roman Empire or simply Byzantium, existed from to its capital founded at Constantinople by Constantine I (r. CE), the Empire varied in size over the centuries, at one time or another, possessing territories located in Italy, Greece, the Balkans, Levant, Asia Minor, and North Africa. The eye-catching cover is a visual clue to the treasures within this book, which explores the intrigue of the imperial Byzantine court; describes the lavish clothing, administration, food, architecture, and art of Byzantium; reveals a fascinating cast of royals and ascetics; and captures the imagination about this era of the Eastern Roman Empire down to the 15th century, when Byzantium falls to the Ottoman Empire. Cited by: Books shelved as byzantine-history: The Holy War for Constantinople and the Clash of Islam and the West by Roger Crowley, Byzantium: The Surprising. The Byzantine Empire: A Captivating Guide to Byzantium and How the Eastern Roman Empire Was Ruled by Emperors such as Constantine the Great and Justinian by .

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