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The Oxford dictionary of Byzantium. volume 2

Author: A P Kazhdan
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium is the standard research tool on 1,100 years of Byzantine history. Entries on patriarchy and emperors coexist with entries on surgery, musical instruments, and the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A P Kazhdan
ISBN: 0195046528 9780195046526
OCLC Number: 36520812
Notes: "Préparé à Dumbarton Oaks."
Awards: Winner of Reference Review Best Specialist Reference Work 1991 Winner of R R Hawkins Award 1991 for the most outstanding professional reference or scholarly work (awarded by the professional and scholarly publishing division of the Association of American Publishers) Choice Outstanding Academic Book 1992.
Description: xxxi, p. 729-1473 : ill. ; 27 cm
Contents: UK-based Contributors: Thomas S. Brown, Senior Lecturer in Medieval History, University of Edinburgh. Robert Browning, Professor Emeritus of Classics, University of London. David Buckton, Curator of Early Christian and Byzantine Collections, British Museum. Lawrence I. Conrad, Lecturer in Arab-Islamic Medicine, Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London. Simon Franklin, Lecturer in Russian, University of Cambridge. Philip Grierson, Professor Emeritus ofNumismatics, University of Cambridge. John Lowden, Lecturer in Art History, University of London. R. J. Macrides, Honorary Lecturer in Byzantine Studies and Modern Greek, University of St Andrews. Paul Magdalino, Lecturer in Medieval History, University of St Andrews. Cyril Mango, Bywater and SothebyProfessor of Byzantine and Modern Greek Language and Literature, University of Oxford. Marlia Mango, Art historian, Oxford. Sir Dimitri Obolensky, Professor Emeritus of Russian and Balkan History, University of Oxford. Nigel Wilson, Fellow and Tutor in Classics, University of Oxford.
Other Titles: Byzantium
Responsibility: Alexander P. Kazhdan, editor in chief ; Alice-Mary Talbot, executive editor ; Anthony Cutler, editor for art history ; Timothy E. Gregory, editor for archaeology and historical geography ; Nancy P. Ševčenko, associate editor.
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