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Byzantium in the year 1000 [electronic resource] / edited by Paul Magdalino.

Contributor(s): Magdalino, Paul | International Congress of Historical Sciences (19th : 2000 : Oslo, Norway).
Material type: TextTextSeries: Medieval Mediterranean: v. 45.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xx, 284 p.).ISBN: 9004120971 (hbk. : alk. paper); 9789004120976 (hbk. : alk. paper); 1429407069 (electronic bk.); 9781429407069 (electronic bk.).Other title: Byzantium in the year one thousand.Subject(s): Byzantine Empire -- History -- Basil II Bulgaroctonus, 976-1025 | Electronic books | Empire byzantin -- Histoire -- 976-1025 (Basile II le Bulgaroctone) | HISTORY | Politik | Kongress | Kultur | Byzantinisches Reich | Geschichte 956-1025Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Byzantium in the year 1000.DDC classification: 949.5/02 Other classification: 15.59 Online resources: EBSCOhost Review: "One thousand years ago, the Byzantine Empire was reaching the height of its revival as a medieval state. The ten contributions to this volume by scholars from six European countries re-assess key aspects of the empire's politics and culture in the long reign of the emperor Basil II, whose name has come to symbolise the greatness of Byzantium in the age before the crusades. The first five chapters deal with international diplomacy, the emperor's power, and government in Asia Minor the frontier provinces of the Balkans and southern Italy. The second half of the volume covers aspects of law, history-writing, poetry and hagiography, and concludes with a discussion of Byzantine attitudes to the Millennium."--Jacket.
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Chapters 2-7 originated in papers delivered at the International Congress of Historical Sciences, Oslo, August 2000.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"One thousand years ago, the Byzantine Empire was reaching the height of its revival as a medieval state. The ten contributions to this volume by scholars from six European countries re-assess key aspects of the empire's politics and culture in the long reign of the emperor Basil II, whose name has come to symbolise the greatness of Byzantium in the age before the crusades. The first five chapters deal with international diplomacy, the emperor's power, and government in Asia Minor the frontier provinces of the Balkans and southern Italy. The second half of the volume covers aspects of law, history-writing, poetry and hagiography, and concludes with a discussion of Byzantine attitudes to the Millennium."--Jacket.

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