- Title: Byzantium
- Author: Giles Morgan
- ISBN: 9781904048831
- Page: 358
- Format: Hardcover
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History in the old school names, dates, battles, and not much else Not a bad example but not much substantial than a wall chart.
Well written, but would have benefited with a few maps Real quick cause of the Crusades.
The ancient Greek city of Byzantium Constantinople, Istanbul founded in 667 BC was center to the Byzantine Empire until it was conquered by the Ottoman Turks in 1457 AD While decadence and corruption were undeniably major components of the story of the Byzantine empire, when much of Europe was in the Dark Ages Byzantium remained a major center of education and learning and was the medium through which much knowledge of the ancient Greek and Roman world was communicated to the present world.The W [...]
An excellent short overview of the important people and events.
Breezy overview for those casually interested in Eastern Roman Empire Quick guide over rulers and important events such as The Great Schism, Justinian Plague, up to the Siege of Constantinople.The writer tells the story with flair, which in turn makes certain parts of it memorable Especially last two chapters nearing the fall of the capital May be just me, but the presentation is oddly remindful of classics public domain work by e.g Livy There is long list of kings, some slap dash explanation of [...]
Having been to the Byzantium exhibition at the Royal Academy, I realised just how little I actually know about Byzantium So I thought I d make a start on fixing that However, this is a bit too much of a whistlestop tour, and doesn t do much than give a very brief introduction to the whos and whens, without much analysis.
This was a nice introduction to the Byzantine Empire It provided a good impression of its span and general impact and inspired a hunger to learn .
Mercifully short, not very well written overview of the Byzantine Empire I got very tired of Morgan s repetitive use of it is thought that or it was recorded that or it is known that Yeeesh.
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