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Southeastern Europe in the Middle Ages, 500–1250

Southeastern Europe in the Middle Ages, 500–1250

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  • Date Published: August 2006
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521815390

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  • Southeastern Europe in the Middle Ages stood at a crossroads of trade and crusading routes and fell within the spheres of influence of both the Byzantine Orthodox Church and Latin Christendom. This authoritative survey draws on historical and archaeological sources in the narration of 750 years of the history of the region, including Romania, southern Ukraine, southern Hungary, Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Albania and Greece. Exploring the social, political and economic changes marking the transition from late Antiquity to the early Middle Ages, this book addresses important themes such as the rise of medieval states, the conversion to Christianity, the monastic movement inspired by developments in Western Europe and in Byzantium, and the role of material culture (architecture, the arts and objects of daily life) in the representation of power.

    • First synthesis of the medieval history of this strategically important region
    • Draws on wide range of sources, including archaeology and inscriptional evidence
    • Includes political, economic and social history
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    '… a comprehensive study that brings to the English-speaking reader much of what has been accumulated in the field of Balkan, or Southeast-European studies by several generations of scholars.' Sixteenth Century Journal

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    • Date Published: August 2006
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521815390
    • length: 528 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 29 mm
    • weight: 0.76kg
    • contains: 7 maps
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    1. The end of Late Antiquity or the beginning of the Middle Ages (c.500–600)
    2. Southeastern European 'Dark Ages' (c.600–c.800)
    3. The rise of new powers (800–900)
    4. Iron century or golden age? (900–1000)
    5. The first Byzantine century (1000–1100)
    6. The second Byzantine century (1100–1200)
    7. Between the Crusade and the Mongol invasion (1200–50)
    8. Conclusions and lingering questions.

  • Author

    Florin Curta, University of Florida
    Florin Curta is Associate Professor of Medieval History and Archaeology, Department of History, University of Florida.

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