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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 5

The Macedonian epoch (867-1081)
The origin of the dynasty
External affairs of the Macedonian emperors
Relations of the Byzantine Empire with the Bulgarians and Magyars
The Byzantine Empire and Russia. The Patzinak problem
Relations with Italy and western Europe
Social and political developments. Church affairs
[ Symeon the New Theologian ]
The time of troubles (1056-1081)
Education, learning, literature, and art

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