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Either in its original German or in this English translation by Joan Hussey, ” History of the Byzantine State” is a standard reference used in other modern historical. History of the Byzantine State by George Ostrogorsky, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. History of the Byzantine State. Front Cover. George Ostrogorsky. Introduction The development of Byzantine studies i. 1. Its Development.

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Fountain Court Books Published: But then, in the 7th century, the Islamic whirlwind erupted out of Arabia and byznatine off all the territories south of what we think of as Turkey.

Jul 28, CJSilvie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Original pictorial card covers softback faint crease at top corner of upper cover – otherwise VG. Byzanitne history, which is sadly not common knowledge.

History of the Byzantine Empire. Chris Hartmann, Bookseller Published: Lists with This Book. He began his university studies in Heidelberg, Germanywhere he devoted himself initially to philosophy, economics, and sociology, thoug Ostrogorsky was born at Saint Petersburg, Russia, the son of a secondary school principal and a writer on pedagogical subjects.

History of the Byzantine State

Long recognized as the basic history of ostrogorskt Byzantine Empire, this masterful work incorporates the results of the vast expansion in Byzantine research in recent years. Paperback is missing all of the maps stwte the hardback. Lists of Patriarchs And Popes. Byzantium — the shapeshifting missing jigsaw piece of medieval history. New brunswick, New Jersey, U. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.


Mar 24, Andra Mirri rated it it was amazing. This book has served as an introduction to this period of history, and as a source of organized and moderately deep information.

Translated from the German by Joan Hussey. No matter how many centuries and situations they went through, they always saw themselves as romans, till the bitter end.

Exceptionally well written, by non-fiction standards. Professional bookseller for twenty years. Three stars is just ostrigorsky average – if you’re interested at all in the history of this part of the world, this is a five-star book. Cipolla No preview available. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread.

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As well as a guide for further study. He also illuminates the Empire’s links with classical antiquity, as well as its effect on contemporaneous and subsequent European and Near Eastern history.

After reading so much about its struggles for survival, and some times the years of splendor and might it or in having. Speros Vryonis; History of the Byzantine State.

Very Good or better unless otherwise noted. Translated from the German by Joan Hussey.


Oct 01, Condition: And there they still are. Uber Dove rated it really liked it May 12, It’s a weird story. Slavery after Rome, — Find Rare Books Book Value.

History of the Byzantine State – Georgije Ostrogorski – Google Books

A hard book to give a rating. Author succinctly traces the intricate thousand-year course of the Byzantine Empire. Long recognized as the basic history of the Byzantine Empire, this masterful work incorporates the results of the vast expansion in Byzantine research in recent years.

Used – Very Good. Queen City Books Published: One of the best books I read in feorge long time, strongly recommended to anyone who wants to acquire a profound knowledge of this great Empire, its history and its administrative system and culture as well. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. I bought this book a few years ago when I was documenting for a roleplay game set in the years before the First Crusade.