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Using new methodological and theoretical approaches, A Companion to Byzantium presents an overview of the Byzantine world from its inception in 330 A.D. to its fall to the Ottoman Turks in 1453.Provides an accessible overview of eleven centuries of Byzantine societyIntroduces the most recent scholarship that is transforming the field of Byzantine studiesEmphasizes Byzantium's social and cultural history, as well as its material cultureExplores traditional topics and themes through fresh perspectives
More About the Author
Professor Liz James is an eminent British Art Historian who studies the art of the Byzantine Empire. She is Professor of the History of Art at the University of Sussex.