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The Byzantine Connection

Author : Edita a Petrick
ISBN : 0996637117
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As national newspapers report of a Fountain of Youth in Detroit's St. Hedwig's Cathedral, Carter is only too aware that all is not as it seems-despite witnessing the so-called miracles with his own eyes. Forty-eight hours later, as he emerges from life-saving surgery, Carter realizes that this is no miracle, but a deadly force preying on hopes and dreams-with the clock ticking, there's no time to lose.

The Emperor Justinian And The Byzantine Empire

Author : James Allan Stewart Evans
ISBN : 0313325820
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Looks at the life and times of the Emperor Justinian.

The Future That Failed

Author : Johann P. Arnason
ISBN : 9781134925094
Genre : Social Science
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This outstanding book deals with the Soviet model as a distinctive pattern of modernity. Its historical background and its institutional structure are thoroughly examined as are its implications for understanding Modernity. The book challenges many of the simple assumptions and judgements made about the Soviet road. It is essential reading for students of Political Science, Sociology and Soviet History

Change In Byzantine Culture In The Eleventh And Twelfth Centuries

Author : A. P. Kazhdan
ISBN : 0520069625
Genre : Art
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Byzantium, that dark sphere on the periphery of medieval Europe, is commonly regarded as the immutable residue of Rome's decline. In this highly original and provocative work, Alexander Kazhdan and Ann Wharton Epstein revise this traditional image by documenting the dynamic social changes that occurred during the eleventh and twelfth centuries.

Approaches To The Byzantine Family

Author : Leslie Brubaker
ISBN : 9781317180012
Genre : History
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The study of the family is one of the major lacunas in Byzantine Studies. Angeliki Laiou remarked in 1989 that ’the study of the Byzantine family is still in its infancy’, and this assertion remains true today. The present volume addresses this lacuna. It comprises 19 chapters written by international experts in the field which take a variety of approaches to the study of the Byzantine family, and embrace a chronological span from the later Roman to the late Byzantine empire. The context is established by chapters focusing on the Roman roots of the Byzantine family, the Christianisation of the family, and the nature of the family in contemporaneous cultures (the late antique west and the Islamic east). Key methodological approaches to the Byzantine family are highlighted and discussed, in particular prosopographical and life course approaches. The contribution of hagiography to the understanding of the Byzantine family is analysed by several authors; other chapters on the family and children in art and on the archaeology of the Middle Byzantine house explore the material evidence that can shed light on the Byzantine family. Overall, the diversity of families that existed in Byzantium (blood, fictive, metaphorical) is emphasised, and chapters consider the specific cases of ascetic, monastic, aristocratic and peasant families, as well as the imperial family, which is illuminated by the comparative case of a Caliphal family. The volume is topped and tailed by a Preface and an Afterword by the editors, which address the state of the field and consider the way ahead. Thus the volume is vital in putting the subject of the Byzantine Family in sharp focus and setting the research agenda for the future.

The Byzantine Alexander Poem

Author : Willem J. Aerts
ISBN : 9781614518105
Genre : History
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Among the many versions of the Alexander Romance originating from Alexandria (3rd century AD) the long Byzantine Alexander Poem takes a special place. It is transmitted in only one miscellaneous manuscript, Ms. Marcianus Graecus 408, and contains 6130 ‘political’ (fifteen-syllable) verses. This edition presents a new critical text of the Byzantine Alexander Poem with an introduction and an extensive commentary.

The Byzantine General S Problem Bitcoin Colored Coins And Adam Back Connections And Contributions

Author : Anonym
ISBN : 9783668528420
Genre : Business & Economics
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Essay from the year 2017 in the subject Economics - Monetary theory and policy, grade: 5,7/6.0, University of Liechtenstein, früher Hochschule Liechtenstein, course: Is Bitcion the Future of Money?, language: English, abstract: This seminar paper discusses the Byzantine General's Problem and its relation to Bitcoin. In this problem, an army is surrounding an enemy city with various separated camps, which have to communicate with each other in order to agree on an attack strategy. There are unknown traitors among this army who can corrupt the message exchange and thwart consensus. The generals of the separated camps have to agree on a strategy. However, there are loyal troops/generals and disloyal traitors who can corrupt the message. The problem they are facing is how they can find out which message is true. If they do not have a solution they also do not come to a consensus and the traitor wins the battle.

William Of Tyre

Author : Peter W. Edbury
ISBN : 0521407281
Genre : History
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In this study the authors offer the first full-scale study of William of Tyre as a historian.

The Balkans And The Byzantine World Before And After The Captures Of Constantinople 1204 And 1453

Author : Vlada Stanković
ISBN : 9781498513265
Genre : History
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This volume offers new perspectives on the history of the Byzantine Balkans and beyond—regions that lived for centuries under the long shadow of Constantinople—as well as unique insights into the complex world of late medieval and early modern southeastern Europe during a period of catastrophe.

Medieval Italy

Author : Christopher Kleinhenz
ISBN : 9781135948801
Genre : History
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This Encyclopedia gathers together the most recent scholarship on Medieval Italy, while offering a sweeping view of all aspects of life in Italy during the Middle Ages. This two volume, illustrated, A-Z reference is a cross-disciplinary resource for information on literature, history, the arts, science, philosophy, and religion in Italy between A.D. 450 and 1375. For more information including the introduction, a full list of entries and contributors, a generous selection of sample pages, and more, visit the Medieval Italy: An Encyclopedia website.

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