Margins and Metropolis

Margins and Metropolis

Authority Across the Byzantine Empire

eBook - 2013
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This volume explores the political, cultural, and ecclesiastical forces that linked the metropolis of Byzantium to the margins of its far-flung empire. Focusing on the provincial region of Hellas and Peloponnesos in central and southern Greece, Judith Herrin shows how the prestige of Constantinople was reflected in the military, civilian, and ecclesiastical officials sent out to govern the provinces. She evokes the ideology and culture of the center by examining different aspects of the imperial court, including diplomacy, ceremony, intellectual life, and relations with the church. Particul.
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2013
ISBN: 9781400845224
140084522X
9781299133327
1299133320
9780691153018
0691153019
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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