Either in its original German or in this English translation by Joan Hussey, ” History of the Byzantine State” is a standard reference used in other modern historical. History of the Byzantine State by George Ostrogorsky, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. History of the Byzantine State. Front Cover. George Ostrogorsky. Introduction The development of Byzantine studies i. 1. Its Development.

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The book is VERY dry, however, and will probably test your endurance in a few places. Those that do not know histor Fascinating book about an important empire that the West does not know much about.

His interest kstrogorsky history, especially Byzantine history, was awakened by a young Dozent by the name of Percy Ernst Schramm. A history, which is sadly not common knowledge.

A bit dated but still a good read. Commonwealth Book Company, Inc. Lists of Rulers And Despots.

And there they still are. Ostrogorsky made amazing work. As new except for faint shelfwear to cover edges and faintest age tanning of pages. On their way to more infidel-bashing in the Holy Land, the Crusader Army suddenly detoured towards Constantinople and launched a full assault. Yet its impact on the region was huge and can be seen throughout ostrgoorsky Mediterranean.


Powell’s Bookstores Chicago Condition: Professional bookseller for twenty years. Neat previous owners stamp on half title page else clean and tight. Feb 28, Stephen rated it it was amazing. Thick with political, cultural and military history of the Byzantine state. Apr 30, Keith rated it liked it. The text and annotation have been expanded by over seventy pages, with more than double the number of illustrations, and additional reference tables and lists. Some cover wear, may contain a few marks.

Indi per cui ho acquistato in bella coppia ed in bella copia due libri. With a foreword by Peter Charanis.

History of the Byzantine State

History of the Byzantine State by George Ostrogorsky. Mega Buzz Inc Condition: Long recognized as the basic history of the Byzantine Empire, this masterful work incorporates the results of the vast expansion in Byzantine byzatnine in recent years. Those that do not know history are doomed to repeat it, right?

In the beginning, it was the Eastern half of the Roman Empire – the orange bit here: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Original pictorial card covers softback faint crease at top corner of upper cover – otherwise VG.


Histpry Jovanovic rated it it was amazing Jul 11, Its comprehensiv I bought this book a few years ago when I was documenting for a roleplay game set in the years before the First Crusade.

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Tiny closed edge tear to dj. It’s a murky question and another example of how people like to pigeonhole people into neat ethnic boxes into which they never fit. My library Help Advanced Book Search. No matter how many centuries and situations they went through, they always saw themselves as romans, till the bitter end.