The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium is a three-volume, complete dictionary of Byzantine civilization. the 1st source of its variety within the box, it beneficial properties over 5,000 entries written by means of a world workforce of eminent Byzantinists masking all features of lifestyles within the Byzantine global. based on Alexander Kazhdan, editor-in-chief of the Dictionary: "Entries on patriarchy and emperors will coexist with entries on surgical procedure and musical tools. An access at the cultivation of grain won't in basic terms be hooked up to entries on agriculture and its economics yet on nutrition, the baking of bread, and the function of bread during this altering society."
significant entries deal with such issues as agriculture, paintings, literature, and politics, whereas shorter entries research subject matters that relate to Byzantium reminiscent of the historical past of Kiev and personalities of historic and biblical heritage. every one article is by means of a bibliography, and diverse maps, tables, architectural designs, and genealogies strengthen and make clear the text.
the hot Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium stands out as the usual examine instrument and reference paintings for Byzantinists from graduate scholars to complicated students, and an important source for school and faculty libraries. it's going to even be a useful consultant for classicists, Western medievalists, Islamicists, Slavicists, artwork historians, spiritual historians, and students of archaeology.

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