Author: Ben Stroud
Publisher: Graywolf Press
ISBN: 1555970745
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Ben Stroud's historical reimaginings twist together with contemporary stories to reveal startling truths about human nature across the centuries. In his able hands, Byzantium makes us believe that these are accounts we haven't heard yet.

History As Literature In Byzantium

Author: Ruth Macrides
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351930648
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Roger Scott The fifthcentury stories of Theodosius' apple and Marcian's eagles
illustrate several aspects of the significance of good stories in Byzantine culture:
first, the initial recognition of their value for political propaganda and counter ...

A Companion To Byzantium

Author: Liz James
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444320022
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Second, Byzantine chronicles often use repetition and apparent plagiarism as a
way of demonstrating their authenticity and accuracy. Repetition is a way of ... But
it revolves around a Byzantine love of stories and their impact. Good Stories My ...

Miracle Tales From Byzantium

Author: Alice-Mary Talbot
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674059034
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This volume presents three collections of miracle tales from three very different
eras of the Byzantine Empire: the late antique, the middle Byzantine, and the late
Byzantine. We have deliberately selected these texts to offer as wide a variety as

Experiencing Byzantium

Author: Claire Nesbitt
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317137833
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Papers from the 44th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, Newcastle and
Durham, April 2011 Claire Nesbitt, Mark ... 105 animal fables like Stephanites kai
Ichnilates;106 framestory tales like Syntipas;107 edifying little stories from ...

Power And Subversion In Byzantium

Author: Michael Saxby
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317076931
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Papers from the 43rd Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, Birmingham,
March 2010 Michael Saxby, Dimiter Angelov ... These stories made Michael out
to be disgusting but rather than being 'true', they may well fall into the category of

Tales Of Byzantium

Author: Eileen Stephenson
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781511741507
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An exiled princess finds a new sense of purpose and creates a legacy to stand through the ages. These stories provide a glimpse of the dynamic and proud Byzantines who lived during the height of the empire's splendor.

Byzantine Chronicles And The Sixth Century

Author: Roger Scott
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351219448
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That will be too complex to explain here but it does show how stories often stayed
on. Third, for Byzantine chronicles we also need note that in looking at the apple
story we have had to draw attention to the story not only in Greek but also ...

The Ashgate Research Companion To Byzantine Hagiography

Author: Professor Stephanos Efthymiadis
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1472404157
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One of the main sources for his work is a γεροντικὸν from which the author has
drawn many edifying stories, originally in ... of Byzantium are the works of
compilers, whose main interest was to collect the best stories and pass on this