Tastes Of Byzantium

Pub Date : 2010-06-30 | Author : Andrew Dal | Publisher : I.B.Tauris

ISBN 10 : 9780857717313
ISBN 13 : 0857717316

For centuries the food and culinary delights of the Byzantine empire - centred on Constantinople - have captivated the west, although it appeared that very little information had b..

Tastes Of Byzantium

Pub Date : 2010-06-15 | Author : Andrew Dalby | Publisher : I. B. Tauris

ISBN 10 : 1848851650
ISBN 13 : 9781848851658

For centuries the food and culinary delights of the Byzantine empire -- centred on Constantinople -- have captivated the west, although it appeared that very little information had..

Reframing Decadence

Pub Date : 2015-09-30 | Author : Peter Jeffreys | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781501701245
ISBN 13 : 150170124X

During his sojourn in England during the 1870s, a young Cavafy found himself enthralled by the aesthetic movement of cosmopolitan London. It was during these years that he encounte..

Anna Of Byzantium

Pub Date : 2011-04-13 | Author : Tracy Barrett | Publisher : Laurel Leaf

ISBN 10 : 9780307789006
ISBN 13 : 0307789004

For fans of Joan of Arc and Alexander the Great, comes "a gripping saga of alliances, intrigues, deceits, and treacheries" about Anna Comnena of the Byzantine Empire. Anna Comnena ..

Geoponika

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Cassianus Bassus (Scholasticus.) | Publisher : Prospect Books (UK)

ISBN 10 : 1903018692
ISBN 13 : 9781903018699

This remarkable anthology of classical agricultural texts, entitled `Farm Work' or Geoponika, was compiled at the behest of the Byzantine emperor Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus (A..

Byzantine Readings Of Ancient Historians

Pub Date : 2015-03-05 | Author : Anthony Kaldellis | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317517849
ISBN 13 : 1317517849

The survival of ancient Greek historiography is largely due to its preservation by Byzantine copyists and scholars. This process entailed selection, adaptation, and commentary, whi..

Medieval Tastes

Pub Date : 2015-04-14 | Author : Massimo Montanari | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231539081
ISBN 13 : 0231539088

In his new, must-read history of food, acclaimed historian Massimo Montanari traces the development of medieval tastes -- both culinary and cultural -- from raw materials to market..