The History of Byzantine Empire: 328-1453: Foundation of Constantinople, Organization of the Eastern Roman Empire, The Greatest Emperors & Dynasties: Justinian, … The Wars Against the Goths, Germans & Turks

Written by Charles Oman
Category: · History

This edition covers the history of the Eastern Roman Empire from late antiquity until the Fall of Constantinople in 1453 AD. The author gives the complete insight into the fascinating empire which was characterized by Roman state traditions, Greek culture and language; and Orthodox Christianity. Among the greatest accomplishments of the Empire, the author emphasizes its contribution to the formation of the medieval Europe, its major role in shaping Orthodoxy and transmission of classical knowledge.
Contents:
Byzantium
The Foundation of Constantinople
The Fight With the Goths
The Departure of the Germans
The Reorganization of the Eastern Empire
Justinian
Justinian’s Foreign Conquests
The End of Justinian’s Reign
The Coming of the Slavs
The Darkest Hour
Social and Religious Life
The Coming of the Saracens
The First Anarchy
The Saracens Turned Back
The Iconoclasts
The End of the Iconoclasts
The Literary Emperors and Their Time
Military Glory
The End of the Macedonian Dynasty
Manzikert
The Comneni and the Crusades
The Latin Conquest of Constantinople
The Latin Empire and the Empire of Nicaea
Decline and Decay
The Turks in Europe.
The End of a Long Tale
Table of Emperors

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