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The Oxford History of Byzantium
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The Oxford History of Byzantium

By Cyril Mango (Editor)

This book is in very good condition. The dust jacket has little to no wear and is in good condition. The cover boards are in very good condition. The pages are white, crisp and clear of all markings. "Byzantium, Latinized to Byzantium, was the name of the Greek colony at the mouth of the Thracian Bosphorous—- A situation of striking natural beauty as well as great strategic importance. About a thousand years after its foundation Byzantium was chosen by Constantine the Great as his imperial residence (AD 324) and renamedCoonstantinopis

$24.84

Sailing To Byzantium
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Sailing To Byzantium

By Osbert Lancaster

This book is in good condition. There is significant wear on the dust jacket and tears along the edges. The cover boards are in good condition. The previous owners name is written and attached to the inside of the front cover board. The pages are yellowed and tanned but clear of any markings. "Each year sees more and more travelers descending on the shores of the eastern Mediterranean. Of these certain proportion comes solely for the sunshine and the beachesnbut a majority, I think, are prepared, or in some cases eager, for cultural distraction. Hitherto this has been largely provided by the ruins of classical antiquity, temples and theatres, shaft graves and beehive tombs, but some among them there may be who feel a certain curiosity about the inumerable Byzantine churches which every word.the landscape; or, excited by such celebrated masterpieces as Daphne and Hosious Lukas, which are now days included in most of the package tours, would wish to know more of the civilization which produced them...." - Foreword from Sailing To Byzantium: An Architectural Companion

$39.98

The Age Of Constantine The Great
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The Age Of Constantine The Great

By Jacob Burckhardt

This book is in very good condition. There is little to no wear on the front, back, spine and edges of the cover boards and minor bumping on the corners. The previous owners name is written on the inside of the front cover board. The pages are beginning to yellow, but are clear of any markings. "The epoch of remote history can be so relevant to modern interests as the period of transition between the ancient and the medieval world, when a familiar order of things visibly died and was supplanted by a new. Other transitions became apparent only in retrospect; that of the age of Constantine, like our own, was patent to contemporaries.Old institutions, in the sphere of culture as of government, had grown senile; economic balances were altered; peoples wither to on the peripheries of civilization demanded attention, and a new and revolutionary social doctrine with an enormous emotional appeal was spread abroad by men with a religious certainty that their end justified their means...." -Translator's Foreword from The Age Of Constantine The Great

$5.00