A History of Byzantium (Blackwell History of the Ancient World #19) (Paperback)

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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

About the Author


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).


Product Details
ISBN: 9781405184717
ISBN-10: 140518471X
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: January 19th, 2010
Pages: 455
Language: English
Series: Blackwell History of the Ancient World