Dumbarton Oaks Papers
Edited by Alice-Mary Talbot
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Dumbarton Oaks Papers by Alice-Mary Talbot
Book DescriptionThis latest volume of "Dumbarton Oaks Papers" focuses in part on literary and historical texts: historicism in Byzantine thought and literature; the "Chronicle of Matthew of Edessa", encompassing the First Crusade and the Armenian diaspora; and a reappraisal of the satirical prose work Mazaris' "Journey to Hades". The history and architecture of the Cypriot Monastery of Saint John Chrysostomos at Koutsovendis occupy a lengthy and informative chapter, which also includes a first edition of the "Letter of Nikon of the Black Mountain to the Founder George." The volume also contains selected papers from the "2005 Dumbarton Oaks symposium" on the archaeological evidence for settlement patterns in Anatolia and the Levant between 500 and 1000.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780884023524
(284mm x 222mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library & Collection
Publisher: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library & Collection
Publish Date: 17-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Alice-Mary Talbot
Alice-Mary Talbot is Director of Byzantine Studies at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection.
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