Byzantium ePub download
by Cyril Mango
- ISBN: 0297607073
- ISBN13: 978-0297607076
- ePub: 1966 kb | FB2: 1930 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Europe
- Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicholson; First Edition edition (1980)
- Rating: 4.7/5
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- Format: doc mobi lrf lit
In his excellent itntroduction, Mango addresses the question of when Byzantium, as a distinct political and cultural identity, came into being.
The subject is enormous, and these essays attempt to illuminate the course of Byzantine history and focus on key political and cultural issues in under 400 pages. In his excellent itntroduction, Mango addresses the question of when Byzantium, as a distinct political and cultural identity, came into being.
Instead, Mango seeks to introduce Cyril Mango, Byzantium: The Empire of New Rome (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1980). This book is a bit old, but it's still a very good introduction for Eastern Roman Empire - . the Byzantium Empire. What makes this book a good introduction is that it's not your standard introduction that progresses chronologically through the history of a people. This book has very little information regarding events, names, dates, and such.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Founded by the emperor Constantine the Great in AD 324 as the new Rome, the city of Constantinople was to become the centre of the powerful.
Cyril Alexander Mango (14 April 1928, Istanbul) is a British scholar of the history, art, and architecture of the Byzantine Empire. He is the brother of Andrew Mango. One of his major works, The Mosaics of St. Sophia at Istanbul (1962), details the history of the mosaics of the Hagia Sophia.
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Astoundingly rich, this civilisation left behind it a legacy of magnificent art, architecture and literature, inspired by orthodox Christianity.
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From Publishers WeeklyThe Byzantine Empire receives a wide-ranging but unfocused treatment in this volume of essays by . Several chapters provide a comprehensive if somewhat rushed chronicle of the empire, from the founding of Constantinople to its conquest by the Ottomans in the 15th century.