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The Ecclesiastical Organization of Central Greece at the Time of Michael Choniates: New Evidence From the

Judith Herrin

in Margins and Metropolis: Authority across the Byzantine Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153018
eISBN:
9781400845224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153018.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines the ecclesiastical organization of Central Greece at the time when Michael Choniates was Metropolitan of Athens (1182–1205). Using new evidence from the Codex Atheniensis 1371, ... More


Anna Komnene: The Life and Work of a Medieval Historian

Leonora Neville

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190498177
eISBN:
9780190498191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498177.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The authorial persona constructed by Anna Komnene in her Alexiad (a history of her father the Byzantine Emperor, Alexios Komnenos, 1081–1118) responded to the challenges Byzantine culture created for ... More


Niketas Choniates: A Historiographical Study

Alicia Simpson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670710
eISBN:
9780191758119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670710.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is a historiographical study of the History written by the Byzantine statesman Niketas Choniates (c.1160–c.1217). This significant text covers the period in Byzantine history that begins ... More


Introduction

Alicia Simpson

in Niketas Choniates: A Historiographical Study

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670710
eISBN:
9780191758119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670710.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The introduction begins with a brief description of Niketas Choniates’ History and outlines its significance as a historical source. It then examines the main issues that have occupied scholarship on ... More


The Author: His Life and Works

Alicia Simpson

in Niketas Choniates: A Historiographical Study

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670710
eISBN:
9780191758119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670710.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins with an in-depth examination of Niketas Choniates’ biography and curriculum vitae. It then looks at his professional as well as personal relations with his contemporaries in ... More


Conclusion

Alicia Simpson

in Niketas Choniates: A Historiographical Study

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670710
eISBN:
9780191758119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670710.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The conclusion summarizes the main issues involving Niketas Choniates discussed in the book and presents the conclusions reached by the writer of this book. It also discusses the potential benefits ... More


Deathbed Dramas

Leonora Neville

in Anna Komnene: The Life and Work of a Medieval Historian

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190498177
eISBN:
9780190498191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498177.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Pointing out that the standard image of Anna Komnene in modern scholarship—as an ambitious and arrogant woman who desperately wanted to rule the empire—is the exact opposite of the image of a modest, ... More


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