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Sailing from Byzantium : how a lost Empire shaped the world, Colin Wells

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Sailing from Byzantium : how a lost Empire shaped the world
Title
Sailing from Byzantium
Title remainder
how a lost Empire shaped the world
Statement of responsibility
Colin Wells
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the Byzantine Empire describes the cultural, artistic, religious, and scientific heritage of Byzantium that was preserved in the wake of the empire's 1453 fall to enemy conquerors, and its influence on Western civilization
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167126
Cataloging source
DLC
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1960-
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Wells, Colin
Dewey number
940
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
CB353
LC item number
.W45 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Europe, Western
  • Civilization, Slavic
  • Civilization, Islamic
Target audience
adult
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how a lost Empire shaped the world
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Sailing from Byzantium : how a lost Empire shaped the world, Colin Wells
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-327) and index
Contents
I: Byzantium and the west -- Toward a parting of the ways -- Between Athens and Jerusalem -- How Petrarch and Boccaccio flunked Greek -- Chrysoloras in Florence -- Byzantine Émigrés in the Quattrocento -- II: Byzantium and the Islamic world -- A new Byzantium -- The house of wisdom -- The Arabic enlightenment -- III: Byzantium and the Slavic world -- A threat from the North -- The mission of Cyril and Methodius -- Wars of emulation -- Serbs and others -- The rise of Kiev -- The golden age of Kievan Rus -- The rise of Moscow -- The third Rome -- The last Byzantine
Control code
ocm64098585
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxx, 335 p.
Isbn
9780553803815
Lccn
2006042665
Other control number
9780553803815
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Sailing from Byzantium : how a lost Empire shaped the world, Colin Wells
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-327) and index
Contents
I: Byzantium and the west -- Toward a parting of the ways -- Between Athens and Jerusalem -- How Petrarch and Boccaccio flunked Greek -- Chrysoloras in Florence -- Byzantine Émigrés in the Quattrocento -- II: Byzantium and the Islamic world -- A new Byzantium -- The house of wisdom -- The Arabic enlightenment -- III: Byzantium and the Slavic world -- A threat from the North -- The mission of Cyril and Methodius -- Wars of emulation -- Serbs and others -- The rise of Kiev -- The golden age of Kievan Rus -- The rise of Moscow -- The third Rome -- The last Byzantine
Control code
ocm64098585
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxx, 335 p.
Isbn
9780553803815
Lccn
2006042665
Other control number
9780553803815
Other physical details
maps

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