Aezanis, Temple of Zeus, 117-138 AD 
  
History/Medieval Studies 303
Early Medieval and Byzantine Civilization: Constantine to Crusades

Index 

Syllabus 

Readings: 
 Book List 
 Iconoclasm
 Discussion Topics

Chronologies: 
 Imperial Crisis 
 Later Roman Emperors, 306-395 
 Fall of Western Empire 
 Age of Justinian 
 Islamic Caliphs 
 Byzantine Dark Age 
 Triumph of Christianity 
 Macedonian Resurgence 
 Crusades 
 Restoration and Ottoman Advance 

Handouts: 
 Population
 Finances under Justinian
 Byzantium c.850A.D.

Links

REQUIRED BOOK LIST:

Brown, Peter, Authority and the Sacred: Aspects of the Christianisation of the Roman World, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0-521-59557-6, $9.95 

Brown, Peter, The World of Late Antiquity, Norton, ISBN 0-393-05803-4, $9.95 

Jones, A. H. M., Constantine and the Conversion of Europe, University of Toronto Press, MART  Series, ISBN 0-8020-6369-1, $9.95 

Moorhead, John, Justinian, Longman, 0-582-06303-5, $16.95 

Vasiliev, A. A., History of the Byzantine Empire, Universityof Wisconsin Press, vol. 1, ISBN 0-299-80925-0, vol. 2, ISBN 0-299-80926-9, $14.95 each 

Comnena, Anna, The Alexiad, trans. by E. Sewter, Viking/Penguin, ISBN 0-14044215-4, $10.95 

Procopius, The Secret History, trans. by G. Williamson, Viking/Penguin, ISBN 0-14-044182-4, $7.95 

Psellus, Michael, Fourteen Byzantine Emperors, trans. by E. Sewter. Viking/Penguin, ISBN 0-14-021827-0 

Villehardouin, G. and J. Joinville, Chronicles of the Crusades, trans. by M. Shaw, Viking/Penguin, ISBN 0-14-021827-0 
 

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University of Wisconsin Press 
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Cambridge University Press 
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SUGGESTED BOOK LIST:

Brown, Peter, Power and Persuasion in Late Antiquity, University of Wisconsin Press, ISBN 0-299-13344-3, $12.95 

Cameron, Averil, The Mediterranean World in Late Antiquity A.D. 395-600, Routledge, ISBN 0-415-01421-2, $17.50 

Hodges, Peter and D.Whitehouse, Mohammed, Charlemagne and the Origins of Europe, Cornell University Press, ISBN 0-80149-9262-9, $12.95 

Jenkins, Romily, Byzantium, the Imperial Centuries: A.D 610-1071, MART/Toronto, ISBN 0-8020-6667-4, $14.95 

Jones, A. H. M., The Decline of the Ancient World, Longman, ISBN 0-582-48309-3, $31.95 

Meyendorff, John, Imperial Unity and Christian Division, ISBN 0-88141-055-1, St. Vladimirís Press, $16.95 

Queller, D. E. and T. F. Madden, The Fourth Crusade: The Conquest of Constantinople, 2nd ed., University of Pennsylvania Press, ISBN 0-8122-3387-5, $47.50 

Rice, David T., Byzantine Archtiecture and Art: An Introduction, Thames and Hudson, $14.95, ISBN 0-500-2004-1 

Runciman, Stephen, The First Crusade, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0-521-42705-3, $10.95 

Scotts, R., ed. and trans., Liudprand of Cremona: Relatio de Legatione Constantinopolitana, published by Bristol Classical Press, distributed in U.S. by Focus Publishers-R. Collins Co., P.O. Box 369, Newbury MA 01950, 508-462-7256, $16.95, ISBN 1-85399-184-5 

Whittow, Mark, The Making of Byzantium 600-1025, Berkely, ISBN 0-520-20497-2, $17.95 
 

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