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Author Speck, Paul.

Title Understanding Byzantium : studies in Byzantine historical sources / Paul Speck ; edited by Sarolta Takács
Published Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate/Variorum, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 301 pages)
Series Variorum collected studies series ; CS631
Collected studies ; CS631
Contents The Dating of the So-Called Paradeisos -- Review of P. Lemerle, Le premier humanisme byzantin. Notes et remarques sur enseignement et culture a Byzance des origines au Xe siecle -- The Iconoclast Iambic Verses on the Chalke -- Peter of Sicily, his Historia and the Archbishop of Bulgaria -- A Byzantine Depiction of Ancient Athens -- Photios on the Mosaic in the Apse of Hagia Sophia -- 'Contributions Open to Further Illuminating Discussion' -- [characters not reproducible] On the Fragment of Hypatios of Ephesos on Images, with an Appendix on the Dialogue with a Jew by Leontios of Neapolis -- 'Interpolations et non-sens indiscutables': The First Poem of the Ptochoprodromika -- Artabasdos, Boniface and the Three Pallia -- Classicism in the Eighth Century? The Homily of Patriarch Germanos on the Deliverance of Constantinople -- The Origins of the Byzantine Renaissance -- A More Charitable Verdict: Review of N.G. Wilson, Scholars of Byzantium -- Further Reflections and Inquiries on the Origins of the Byzantine Renaissance with a supplement: The Trier Ivory and other Uncertainties -- Interpretation of the Bellum Avaricum and the Tomcat [characters not reproducible] in Three Parts -- Was Bronze a Rare Metal? The Legend of the Bull in the Forum Bovis in 'Parastaseis' Ch. 42 -- Phokas' Raising on the Shield -- Marginalia to Corippus' Poem In Laudem Iustini Augusti Minoris -- How Stupid Must Zosimos Be? Proposals for a New Assessment -- Badly-Ordered Thoughts on Philhellenism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Byzantine literature -- History and criticism.
Byzantine Empire -- Civilization -- Study and teaching
Byzantine Empire -- History -- Sources
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Takács, Sarolta A.
ISBN 1351758675
Other Titles Works. Selections. English. 2003