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Byzantium"s Balkan frontier

Paul Stephenson

Byzantium"s Balkan frontier

a political study of the Northern Balkans, 900-1204

by Paul Stephenson

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, U.K, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Ethnic relations

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPolitical study of the Northern Balkans, 900-1204
    StatementPaul Stephenson
    SeriesACLS Humanities E-Book
    ContributionsAmerican Council of Learned Societies
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25551402M

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Byzantium's Balkan frontier, that is the interaction between the Byzantine Empire and the non Byzantine Balkan people. The reader is densely informed about the other non Byzantine protagonists of the Medieval Balkans (along with the supra-Balkanian Hungarians and the Italian Normans who are frequently involved in the Balkans) in the period ca Cited by: 5.

Byzantium's Balkan Frontier is the first narrative history in English of the northern Balkans in the tenth to twelfth centuries. Where previous histories have been concerned principally with the medieval history of distinct and autonomous Balkan nations, this study regards Byzantine political authority as a unifying factor in the various lands which formed the empire's frontier in the north Cited by: First of all, the author's scholarship is impressive and his ability to renew and, as another reviewer has noted, revolutionize his topic - Byzantium's Balkan frontier - is quite amazing.

This is especially the case since this book comes well after Dimitri Obolensky's also excellent book (The Byzantine Commonwealth - ).5/5.

First of all, the author's scholarship is impressive and his ability to renew and, as another reviewer has noted, revolutionize his topic - Byzantium's Balkan frontier - is quite amazing.

This is especially the case since this book comes well after Dimitri Obolensky's also excellent book (The Byzantine Commonwealth - ).5/5(1). Get this from a library. Byzantium's Balkan frontier: a political study of the Northern Balkans, [Paul Stephenson].

"Byzantium's Balkan Frontier is the first narrative history in English of the northern Balkans in the tenth to twelfth centuries. Where previous histories have been concerned principally with the medieval history of distinct and autonomous Balkan nations, this study regards Byzantine political authority as a unifying factor in the various lands which formed the empire's frontier in the north.

Byzantium's Balkan Frontier is the first narrative history in English of the northern Balkans in the tenth to twelfth centuries. Where previous histories have been concerned principally with the medieval history of distinct and autonomous Balkan nations, this study regards Byzantine political authority as a unifying factor in the various lands which formed the empire's /5(13).

This is a narrative political history of the northern Balkans in the period It treats the Balkans as the frontier of the Byzantine empire, and considers imperial relations with the peoples living in the Balkans, including the Serbs, Croats, Bulgarians and Hungarians.

It also considers Price: $   Byzantium's Balkan Frontier book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is a narrative political history of the northern Balkans /5(13).

Byzantium’s Balkan Frontier: A Political Study of the Northern Balkans, by Paul Stephenson. Cambridge University Press (), pp., 22 maps and tables. Reviewed by Christopher Deliso. This is one of the most important contemporary books for the history of the Byzantine Balkans.

Byzantium's Balkan Frontier is the first narrative history in English of the northern Balkans in the tenth to twelfth centuries. Where previous histories have been concerned principally with the medieval history of distinct and autonomous Balkan nations, this study regards Byzantine political authority as a unifying factor in the various lands which formed the empire's /5(3).

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Byzantium's Balkan Frontier is the first narrative history in English of the northern Balkans in the tenth to twelfth centuries.

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Rethinking the Byzantine Balkans. A Recent Book on the 10thth Centuries, "Revue des Études Sud-Est Européennes", 39, p. (review of Paul Stephenson, Byzantium's Balkan Frontier: A Political Study of the Northern.

This is a narrative political history of the northern Balkans in the period It treats the Balkans as the frontier of the Byzantine empire, and considers imperial relations with the peoples living in the Balkans, including the Serbs, Croats, Bulgarians and Hungarians.

It also considers responses to invasions from beyond the frontier: by steppe nomads, from beyond the Danube. This book began as a refinement of my doctoral dissertation which I defended at the University of Cambridge in April My thesis presents a distillation, in the form of four regional surveys, of the written and archaeological evidence pertaining to the Byzantine frontier in the northern Balkans in the period – the refinement, I thought, should have a narrative structure.

A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress cataloguing in publication data Stephenson, Paul. Byzantium’s Balkan Frontier: a political study of the Northern Balkans, – / Paul Stephenson.

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