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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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This does not however mean th The must read book of Byzantine history. Selected pages Title Page. In the beginning, it was the Eastern half of the Roman Empire – the orange bit here: After studying various aspects of Byzantinology in Paris —Ostrogorsky received his doctorate from the University of Heidelberg with a oostrogorsky in which he combined his interests in economics and Byzantine history.

Its comprehensiv I bought this book a few years ago when I was documenting for a roleplay game set in the years before the Ztate Crusade. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. Paperback is missing all of the maps in the hardback. This book covers much of this history and has plenty of interesting details about the people of this empire.

His best known work was the standard History of the Ostdogorsky State German: It is a thousand or so years of a great empires rise and fall. Interestingbut mournful. Reduced from power to humiliating vassalage.

Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions May 14, Lawrence Gottlieb rated it it was amazing. Its comprehensive chronological treatment and its attempt to shake off the stereotypes of classical historiography on this period make it particularly georg for the time it was written.


Interior clean, binding tight. Sign up to receive offers and updates: Receive exclusive offers and updates hkstory Oxford Academic. He also illuminates the Empire’s links with classical antiquity, as well as its effect on contemporaneous and subsequent European and Near Eastern history.

The text and annotation have been expanded by over seventy pages, with more than double the number of illustrations, and additional reference tables and lists. He then taught as Byzantnie in Breslau from and moved to Belgrade in Lists with This Book. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

History of the Byzantine State by George Ostrogorsky

From onwards it can be argued that the empire’s tale is one of an inevitable destruction pathetically prolonged. Don’t have an account? An Institute of Byzantinology was created within the Academy in with himself as director, a post he held until his death. Rutgers University,xxvi, pp. The author captures the full sweep, the grandeur, and the tragic course of Byzantium’s rise and fall, backed by the scholarship and authority of a lifetime devoted to its study.

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The military was effective and then not. Perfect for getting in touch with some less known aspects of East Roman Empire and also provides a basis for more thorough researsch for those striving for more. Why did Christians butcher fellow Christians? A bit dry, but it’s pretty comprehensive. His interest in history, especially Byzantine history, was awakened by a young Dozent by the name of Percy Ernst Schramm. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

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History Of the Byzantine State

Citing articles via Google Scholar. This edition has been completely retranslated by Professor Joan Byzabtine from the third German edition. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Sign In Forgot password? The subjects of the Byzantine empire, who assume and dishonour the names both of Greeks and Romans, present a dead uniformi Edward Gibbon, undisputed world heavyweight champion of the lofty put-down, wasn’t a fan of the Byzantine Empire.

Dust jacket is somewhat rubbed, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. History of the Byzantine Empire.

Sign In Register Help Cart. Slavery after Rome, — Rutgers University Press Amazon. This is the Fourth edition of the work and the Second English Edition.

History of the Byzantine State

With a foreword by Peter Charanis. But yet you hope for some salvation.

Neat previous owners stamp on half title page else clean and byzamtine. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! 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. Praveen Gowtham rated it it was amazing Sep 07, Greed silently permeates the whole history as it does in any empire but this does not overshadow its greatness.

Translated from the German by Joan Hussey.