Byzantine Authors: Literary Activities and Preoccupations Texts and Translations Dedicated to the Memory of Nicolas Oikonomides (Medieval Mediterranean)

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Subjects:

  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • European history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • c 500 CE to c 1000 CE,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Sociology,
  • Byzantine Empire,
  • Europe,
  • Medieval,
  • Ancient and Classical,
  • Interior Design - General,
  • Byzantine prose literature,
  • Translations into English

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Book details

ContributionsJohn W. Nesbitt (Editor), Nicolas Oikonomides (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9084643M
ISBN 109004129758
ISBN 109789004129757

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