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Byzantine world.

J. M. Hussey

Byzantine world.

by J. M. Hussey

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Published by Hutchinson University Library in London .
Written in English


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SeriesHutchinsonuniversity library : History
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The Byzantine Empire was often attacked from both sea and land. The Byzantine Navy employed a secret weapon called “Greek fire” against its enemies. According to many historians and modern chemists, Greek fire was a mixture of quicklime, petroleum, and sulfur, which burst into flames when the quicklime made contact with water. In A.D. Emperor Constantine inaugurated Constantinople as his capital on the site of the Greek city of Byzantium. The town reamined the capital of the East Empire until when it was captured by the Turks. This book is a history of the Byzantine Empire which was centered upon its capital city, Constantinople.

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Basic courses for Byzantine students focused on Greek and Latin grammar, and philosophy. The classics of Greek and Roman literature served as textbooks. Students memorized Homer. They learned geometry from Euclid, history from Herodotus, and medicine from Galen. The modern world owes Byzantine scholars a huge debt for preserving many of the. The book is divided into four parts: ‘Being Byzantine’, ‘God and the World’, ‘Reading Byzantine Texts’, and ‘Some Questions on Material Culture’. The chapters are carefully-chosen, short and specific; as such they make for satisfying individual essays that combine to produce a well-judged and complimentary whole.


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