Christian Chronicles and Byzantine History, 5th-6th Centuries Brian Croke

ISBN: 9780860783435

Published: January 1st 1992

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352 pages


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Christian Chronicles and Byzantine History, 5th-6th Centuries  by  Brian Croke

Christian Chronicles and Byzantine History, 5th-6th Centuries by Brian Croke
January 1st 1992 | Unknown Binding | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 352 pages | ISBN: 9780860783435 | 9.45 Mb

This text reflects a preoccupation with analyzing the early Byzantine chronicles, above all the very different works of Marcellinus and Malalas, both as historiographical artefacts and as testimony for the years they cover. Many of the studies hereMoreThis text reflects a preoccupation with analyzing the early Byzantine chronicles, above all the very different works of Marcellinus and Malalas, both as historiographical artefacts and as testimony for the years they cover.

Many of the studies here demonstrate that, when set in context, even the briefest chronicle entry may shed new light on some aspect of early Byzantine politics, topography or prosopography. Particular themes are the development of the Christian chronicle as a form of presenting the past, the ceremonial life of Constantinople, and the relations between the Roman government and the tribes invading the Balkans.



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