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    Everyday Life in Byzantium by Rice, Tamara Talbot

    Batsford Putnam. Good in Very Good dust jacket; Musty, jacket price-clipped and rubbed.. 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. 0713416653 . Index, many illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages .


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    Byzantium: Byzantium: The Empire of New Rome by Cyril Mango

    Orion, 1998. Paperback. Very Good. Cover worn, page edges tanned. Shipped from the U.K. All orders received before 3pm sent that weekday.


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    Sailing To Byzantium by Osbert Lancaster

    This book is in good condition. There is significant wear on the dust jacket and tears along the edges. The cover boards are in good condition. The previous owners name is written and attached to the inside of the front cover board. The pages are yellowed and tanned but clear of any markings. "Each year sees more and more travelers descending on the shores of the eastern Mediterranean. Of these certain proportion comes solely for the sunshine and the beachesnbut a majority, I think, are prepared, or in some cases eager, for cultural distraction. Hitherto this has been largely provided by the ruins of classical antiquity, temples and theatres, shaft graves and beehive tombs, but some among them there may be who feel a certain curiosity about the inumerable Byzantine churches which every word.the landscape; or, excited by such celebrated masterpieces as Daphne and Hosious Lukas, which are now days included in most of the package tours, would wish to know more of the civilization which produced them...." - Foreword from Sailing To Byzantium: An Architectural Companion


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    Byzantium. The Empire of New Rome by Mango Cyril

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1981 Cyril Mango - Bywater and Sotheby Professor of Byzantine and Modern Greek languages and literature in the University of Oxford. Byzantium - History of Civilization. A generous list of illustrations provided (Twenty-four pages and three double-page maps). The contents of the book are shown in one of our photographs. A chronological list of Byzantine Emperors is given as are Notes, Bibliography and Index. This book is an absorbing study that will appeal to both the specialist and general reader. Book plate to front endpaper, The introduction shows one paragraph neatly underlined. This book remains clean, bright and most presentable.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.


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    The Greek East and the Latin West - A Study in the Christian Tradition by Philip Sherrard

    In english. Soft cover, 21 cm, 222 pp. The division of Christendom into the Greek East and the Latin West has its origins far back in history but its consequences still affect Europe, and thus western civilization. Philip Sherrard's study seeks to indicate both the fundamental character and some of the consequences of this division. He points especially to the underlying metaphysical bases of Greek Christian thought, and contrasts them with those of the Latin West; he argues persuasively that the philosophical and even theological differences, remote as they might seem from practical affairs, are symptoms of a deep divergence of outlook that has profoundly affected the history of ideas and hence the whole course of European history. He exemplifies this by comparing the relationships between the spiritual and temporal powers during the Byzantine period with those assumed by the medieval Papacy, by an analysis of the "Platonic reaction" of such figures as Gemistos Plethon, and by an exposition of the intellectual background of the Renaissance, the Reformation and, finally, of the modern western world. His concluding chapters discuss the impact of modern western ideas ïn Greek life and letters during the last few centuries. With an unusual knowledge of aspects of the thought of the Greek Church Fathers often neglected in the West, and a deep sympathy with their outlook in these matters, Philip Sherrard presents a point of view that may be unfamiliar, but should be of great concern, both to theologians and philosophers, and to historians and students of European civilization and indeed of world affairs in general.


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    The Secret History by Procopius

    London: The Folio Society. 1990. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in a Very Good Slipcase. Colour illustrations. Bookplate to the preliminary pages. 151 pages Procopius' exposure of the vicious side of 6th century Byzantium, translated by G.A. Williamson. . 1st thus. Hardback.


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    Byzantium: The Empire of the New Rome by Cyril Mango

    2005-02-09. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!


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    The Greek East and the Latin West by Philip Sherrard

    1995-06-06. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!


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