For hundred of year the Byzantine
Empire stood as a barrier against the Saracen hosts of Asia.
Mezeriac, the life of Aesop was from the pen of Maximus Planudes, a monk of Constantinople, who was sent on an embassy to Venice by the Byzantine Emperor Andronicus the elder, and who wrote in the early part of the fourteenth century.
During this long period these fables seem to have suffered an eclipse, to have disappeared and to have been forgotten; and it is at the commencement of the fourteenth century, when the Byzantine emperors were the great patrons of learning, and amidst the splendors of an Asiatic court, that we next find honors paid to the name and memory of Aesop.
Republic: People and Power in New Rome, Anthony Kaldellis, Harvard University Press, 312 pages
Humayma Excavation Project 2: Nabatean campground and necropolis, Byzantine
churches, and Early Islamic domestic structures.
CERAMICS PRODUCED BETWEEN THE 11TH-15TH centuries share several characteristics with common folk pottery.
Professor Levy was a distinguished music historian whose wide academic interests ranged from early Christian and Byzantine
music to Western medieval and Renaissance music.
A unique and highly important Byzantine
gold medallion is expected to fetch [pounds sterling]800,000+ when it is offered at auction in September by London-based auctioneer Roma Numismatics Ltd.
MUE[currency] (CyHAN)- The 943 th anniversary of the 1071 Malazgirt (Manzikert) victory, a battle between the Byzantine
Empire and the Seljuk Turks, is being celebrated with several activities in the eastern province of MuE-'s Malazgirt district on Tuesday.
of Cologne, Germany, on the cross-cultural encounter between medieval Serbia and the Byzantine
Antiquities: Works of Art from the Fourth to Fifteenth Centuries in the Collection of the Moscow Kremlin Museums I.
Contract award: Supply and installation of museum showcases the Standing Byzantine
museum exhibition of Byzantine
A RARE and beautiful 13th-century Byzantine
prayer scroll has gone on show in Birmingham.
The 13th century illustrated prayer scroll is written in medieval Greek on vellum, and depicts Princess Eudokia Doukas - a member of a prominent aristocratic family in Constantinople It has been put on display at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, in Edgbaston, at its new exhibition, Faith and Fortune: Visualising the Divine on Byzantine
and Early Islamic Coinage, which lasts until November 30.
The novel offers a concise and captivating historical journey to the Byzantine
world while putting Istanbul, a city whose intercultural and historical charm is uncontested, at the center of the story.