Author: Ben Stroud
Publisher: Graywolf Press
ISBN: 1555970745
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Ben Stroud's historical reimaginings twist together with contemporary stories to reveal startling truths about human nature across the centuries. In his able hands, Byzantium makes us believe that these are accounts we haven't heard yet.

Tales Of Byzantium

Author: Eileen Stephenson
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781511741507
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An exiled princess finds a new sense of purpose and creates a legacy to stand through the ages. These stories provide a glimpse of the dynamic and proud Byzantines who lived during the height of the empire's splendor.

History As Literature In Byzantium

Author: Ruth Macrides
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351930648
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Roger Scott The fifthcentury stories of Theodosius' apple and Marcian's eagles
illustrate several aspects of the significance of good stories in Byzantine culture:
first, the initial recognition of their value for political propaganda and counter ...

The Horses Of St Mark S A Story Of Triumph In Byzantium Paris And Venice

Author: Charles Freeman
Publisher: The Overlook Press
ISBN: 1468303023
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Those who wished to highlight the Christian origins of Venice developed a story
concerning the ancient Christian city of Aquileia, on the Adriatic coast east of
Venice, where, by tradition, the evangelist Mark had preached. It was said that
when ...

A Companion To Byzantium

Author: Liz James
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444320022
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Second, Byzantine chronicles often use repetition and apparent plagiarism as a
way of demonstrating their authenticity and accuracy. Repetition is a way of ... But
it revolves around a Byzantine love of stories and their impact. Good Stories My ...

Byzantium Its Neighbours And Its Cultures

Author: Danijel Dzino
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004344918
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stories on the Croat arrival must have been based on already existing information
, Borri does not discuss the origins of the ... White Croatia, one in chapter 30,26
and one in chapter 31, regarded as Byzantine interpretations of the original story.

Power And Subversion In Byzantium

Author: Michael Saxby
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317076931
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It is worth asking how wide and accurate the knowledge of Greek mythology was
in tenth-century Byzantium and whether, ... Perhaps, then, just as the Byzantines
could write 'good stories' into their literature, so too they could produce 'good ...

Women Of Byzantium

Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300133455
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Popular in the early Byzantine period, the theme became a powerful vehicle for
messages of redemption and salvation. ... These often bizarre stories describe a
segment of society sharing an emotional burden with which a substantial number

The Reception Of Byzantium In European Culture Since 1500

Author: Dr Dion C. Smythe
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1472448626
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Since at that time Polish studies on Byzantium were virtually nonexistent, the
image of the Byzantine Empire as an ... Byzantium. –. A. Story. of. One. Revenge.
Before Empress Theodora began her career in literature, theatre and film,23 the ...