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Ethnicity and Empire in Byzantium

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$46.50 • £37.95 • €42.00

ISBN 9780674986510

Publication Date: 04/01/2019


392 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 maps

Belknap Press


  • Map 1. The Byzantine Empire ca. 927 Showing Major Ethnic Territorial Groups
  • Map 2. The Byzantine Empire ca. 1064 Showing Major Ethnic Territorial Groups
  • Preface
  • I. Romans
    • 1. A History of Denial
    • 2. Roman Ethnicity
    • 3. Romanland
  • II. Others
    • 4. Ethnic Assimilation
    • 5. The Armenian Fallacy
    • 6. Was Byzantium an Empire in the Tenth Century?
    • 7. The Apogee of Empire in the Eleventh Century
  • Conclusion
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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