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Dumbarton Oaks Papers, Volume 72
ISBN: HB: 9780884024378, Harvard University Press, December 2018
352 pp., 25.7x17.8 cm
Published annually, the journal Dumbarton Oaks Papers was founded in 1941 for the publication of articles relating to Byzantine civilization. In this issue: Audrey Becker, "Verbal and Nonverbal Diplomatic Communication at the Imperial Court of Const...
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Two Works on Trebizond
ISBN: HB: 9780674986626, Harvard University Press, December 2018
320 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm, 2 maps, 3 charts
In 1204, brothers Alexios and David Komnenos became the unwitting founders of the Empire of Trebizond, a successor state to the Byzantine Empire that emerged after Crusaders sacked Constantinople. Trebizond, which stretched along the coast of the Bla...
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Study of al-Andalus The Scholarship and Legacy of James T. Monroe
ISBN: PB: 9780674984462, Harvard University Press, July 2018
245 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 2 halftones
"The Study of al-Andalus" is a collection of essays by students and colleagues of James T. Monroe, Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature and Arabic at the University of California, Berkeley, and the premier scholar of Andalusi (Hispano-Arabic)...
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Medieval Latin Lives of Muhammad
ISBN: HB: 9780674980730, Harvard University Press, May 2018
712 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
Throughout the Middle Ages, Christians wrote about Islam and the life of Muhammad. These stories, ranging from the humorous to the vitriolic, both informed and warned audiences about what was regarded as a schismatic form of Christianity. "Medieval L...
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Dumbarton Oaks Papers, Volume 71
ISBN: HB: 9780884024200, Harvard University Press, February 2018
348 pp., 25.7x17.8 cm
In this issue: Maya Maskarinec, "Saints for All Christendom: Naturalizing the Alexandrian Saints Cyrus and John in Seventh- to Thirteenth-Century Rome"; Joe Glynias, "Prayerful Iconoclasts: Psalm Seals and Elite Formation in the First Iconoclast Era...
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Life of Saint Neilos of Rossano
ISBN: HB: 9780674977044, Harvard University Press, February 2018
352 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
"The Life of Saint Neilos of Rossano" is a masterpiece of historically accurate Italo-Greek monastic literature. Neilos, who died in 1004, vividly exemplifies the preoccupations of Greek monks in southern Italy under the Byzantine Empire. A restless...
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Knowing Bodies, Passionate Souls Sense Perceptions in Byzantium
ISBN: HB: 9780884024217, Harvard University Press, February 2018
342 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 59 colour illus., 3 halftones, 9 line illus., 1 table
How does sense perception contribute to human cognition? How did the Byzantines understand that contribution? Byzantine culture in all its domains showed deep appreciation for sensory awareness and sensory experience. The senses were reckoned as mode...
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Christian Novels from the "Menologion" of Symeon Metaphrastes
ISBN: HB: 9780674975064, Harvard University Press, June 2017
395 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
Created in the tenth century, most likely as an imperial commission, the "Menologion" is a collection of rewritings of saints' lives originally intended to be read at services for Christian feast days. Yet Symeon Metaphrastes's stories also abound in...
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Middle Ages
ISBN: PB: 9780674975361, ISBN: HB: 9780674055629, Harvard University Press, May 2017
590 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 20 colour illus., 40 halftones
Since the fifteenth century, when humanist writers began to speak of a "middle" period in history linking their time to the ancient world, the nature of the Middle Ages has been widely debated. Across the millennium from 500 to 1500, distinguished hi...
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Dumbarton Oaks Papers, Volume 70
ISBN: HB: 9780884024170, Harvard University Press, March 2017
344 pp., 25.7x17.8 cm
In this issue: Przemys³aw Marciniak, "Reinventing Lucian in Byzantium"; Byron MacDougall, "Gregory Thaumaturgus: A Platonic Lawgiver"; Scott Fitzgerald Johnson, "'The Stone the Builders Rejected': Liturgical and Exegetical Irrelevancies in the Piacen...
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