Heraclius, Emperor of Byzantium
By (author) Walter Emil Kaegi
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Heraclius, Emperor of Byzantium by Walter Emil Kaegi
Book DescriptionThis book evaluates the life and empire of the pivotal yet controversial and poorly understood Byzantine emperor Heraclius (AD 610-641), a contemporary of the Prophet Muhammad. Heraclius' reign is critical for understanding the background to fundamental changes in the Balkans and the Middle East, including the emergence of Islam, at the end of antiquity. Heraclius captured and lost important swathes of territory, including Jerusalem and Syria and Egypt. Skills in exploiting divisions within the ranks of his opponents, and encouraging the switching of sides and the breakdown of morale, provided Heraclius with his greatest triumphs, yet they proved to be of little value when he finally confronted the early Islamic conquests. The author synthesizes diverse primary sources, including those in Greek and Arabic, in the light of more recent historical scholarship. The varied Mediterranean and Middle Eastern context stretches from North Africa to Syria, Armenia and what is modern Iraq.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521814591
(228mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 27-Mar-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Walter Emil Kaegi
Byzantium and the Decline of the Roman Empire, Paperback (February 2016)
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Muslim Expansion and Byzantine Collapse in North Africa, Paperback (June 2015)
This book investigates the failure of the Byzantine Empire to develop successful resistance to the Muslim conquest of North Africa.
Heraclius, Emperor of Byzantium, Paperback (May 2007)
This study evaluates the life and reign of the pivotal Byzantine emperor Heraclius (AD 610-641).
Byzantium and the Early Islamic Conquests, Paperback (March 1995)» View all books by Walter Emil Kaegi
This book examines how the Byzantine Empire came to lose so much of its territory to Islamic conquerors in the seventh century.
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Author Biography - Walter Emil Kaegi
Walter E. Kaegi is Professor of History, The University of Chicago. He is the author of many books, including Byzantium and the Decline of Rome (1968), Byzantine Military Unrest 471-843 (1981), Army, Society and Religion in Byzantium (1982), Some Thoughts on Byzantine Military Strategy (1983), and Byzantium and the Early Islamic Conquests (1992, paperback 1995).
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