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A History of the Byzantine Empire

 by Al. Vasilief

Translated from the Russian by S. Ragozin, Madison 1928. Notes - Illustration - Study links - HTML editing : by Elpenor © 2007-

"They shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with Him a thousand years. And when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison, and shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the earth ..."  - St. John's Revelation (1st c. A.D.)

      Chapters :  The empire from Constantine the Great to Justinian (324-518) ||| Justinian the Great and his successors (518-610) ||| The Heraclian epoch (610-717) ||| The Iconoclastic epoch (717-867) ||| The Macedonian epoch (867-1081) ||| Byzantium and the Crusades ||| The Empire of Nicaea (1204-1261) ||| From restoration to the fall (1261-1453) ||| Appendix


A HISTORY OF THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE (324-1453)
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Chapter 3

The Heraclian epoch (610-717)
External Problems
The Persian wars and the campaigns of Avars and Slavs
Muhammed and Islam
The Slavonic advance and the origin of the Bulgarian kingdom
Religious Policy of the dynasty
Monotheletism and the “Exposition of Faith”
“Type of Faith” of Constans II
[ Maximus Confessor ]
The Sixth Ecumenical Council and religious peace
Origin and development of Theme Organization
Period of Anarchy (711-717)
Literature, learning, and art

 

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