The publication of this introduction to east Roman civilization has been described as a major event in the history of Byzantine studies in England. The book contains chapters by authorities of international reputation on all aspects of Byzantine culture, and Professor Baynes's short introduction brilliantly sums up the essence of Byzantium and describes what it gave to the world. Contents: The history of the Byzantine Empire : an outline -- The economic life of the Byzantine Empire : population, agriculture, industry, commerce / André M. Andréadès -- Public finances : currency, public expenditure, budget, public revenue / André M. Andréadès -- The Byzantine church / Henri Grégoire -- Byzantine monasticism / Hippolyte Delehaye -- Byzantine art / Charles Diehl -- Byzantine education / Georgina Buckler -- Byzantine literature / F.H. Marshall -- The Greek language in the Byzantine period / R.M. Dawkins -- The emperor and the imperial administration / Wilhelm Ensslin -- Byzantium and Islam / A.A. Vasiliev -- The Byzantine inheritance in South-eastern Europe / William Miller -- Byzantium and Slavs / Steven Runciman -- The Byzantine inheritance in Russia / Baron Meyendorff and Norman H. Baynes. Professor Norman Hepburn Baynes (1877-1961) was a noted British historian of the Byzantine Empire.
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Descripción Oxford University Press, 1961. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Good. Sent within 24 hours. Expedited UK delivery available. Nº de ref. de la librería BBI1938787
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