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Author Neville, Leonora Alice, 1970-
Title Heroes and Romans in twelfth-century Byzantium [electronic resource] : the Material for history of Nikephoros Bryennios / Leonora Neville.
Publication Info. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Introduction; Part I. Contexts: 1. Twelfth-century politics and the House of Komnenos; 2. Writing history in twelfth-century Constantinople; 3. Nikephoros' reading; 4. Sources for the Material for History; Part II. Reading in the Material for History: 5. Problems of the Empire: civil war and mercenaries; 6. The rise of Alexios; 7. Romans and their enemies; 8. Military virtue; 9. Roman family politics; 10. Religion and providence; 11. Roman heroes; 12. A Roman mother; 13. A bold young man; Part III. The Material for History in Twelfth-Century Politics and Culture: 14. The Material for History and imperial politics of the twelfth century; 15. Nikephoros and Anna; 16. Roman ideals and twelfth-century Constantinopolitan culture; Conclusions; Appendix 1; Appendix 2. Vocabulary of virtue.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Bryennius, Nicephorus, ca. 1062-1137. Historiarum libri quattuor.
Comneni dynasty, 1081-1185.
Byzantine Empire -- History -- 1025-1081.
Byzantine Empire -- History -- Alexius I Comnenus, 1081-1118.
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Related To Print version: Neville, Leonora Alice, 1970- Heroes and Romans in twelfth-century Byzantium. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012 9781107009455 (DLC) 2012012596
ISBN 9781139569002 (electronic bk.)
1139569007 (electronic bk.)
0511933967 (electronic bk.)
9780511933967 (electronic bk.)
9781107009455
1107009456
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