Cambridge History of the Byzantine Empire C.500-1492 by Jonathan Shepard
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Cambridge History of the Byzantine Empire C.500-1492
By Jonathan Shepard

The Cambridge History of the Byzantine Empire C.500-1492

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Cambridge History of the Byzantine Empire C.500-1492 by Jonathan Shepard

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Byzantium lasted a thousand years, ruled to the end by self-styled 'emperors of the Romans'. It underwent kaleidoscopic territorial and structural changes, yet recovered repeatedly from disaster: even after the near-impregnable Constantinople fell in 1204, variant forms of the empire reconstituted themselves. The Cambridge History of the Byzantine Empire tells the story, tracing political and military events, religious controversies and economic change. It offers clear, authoritative chapters on the main events and periods, with more detailed chapters on particular outlying regions, neighbouring powers or aspects of Byzantium. With aids such as a glossary, an alternative place-name table and references to English translations of sources, it will be valuable as an introduction. However, it also offers stimulating new approaches and important new findings, making it essential reading for postgraduates and for specialists.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521832311
ISBN-10: 0521832314
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 58mm)
Pages: 1228
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 8-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jonathan Shepard

Jonathan Shepard was for many years a Lecturer in History at the University of Cambridge, and was a Fellow of Selwyn College and of Peterhouse. He is the co-editor (with Simon Franklin) of Byzantine Diplomacy (1992), co-author (also with Simon Franklin) of The Emergence of Rus, 750-1200 (1996), author of Nespokoyni s'sedi: b'lgaro-vizantiyska konfrontatsiya, obmen i s'zhitelstvo prez srednite vekove [Uneasy neighbours: Bulgaro-Byzantine confrontation, exchange and co-existence in the Middle Ages] (2007) and editor of The Expansion of Orthodox Europe: Byzantium, the Balkans and Russia (2007). Shepard is Doctor Honoris Causa of St Kliment Ohrid University in Sofia.

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