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ISBN-10: 0860784878

ISBN-13: 9780860784876

From its origin, town of Constantinople ruled the Byzantine international. It was once the seat of the emperor, the centre of presidency and church, the point of interest of trade and tradition, via a long way the best city centre; its wishes when it comes to provides and safeguard imposed their very own common sense at the improvement of the empire. Byzantine Constantinople has characteristically been handled by way of the walled urban and its quick suburbs. during this quantity, containing 25 papers introduced on the twenty seventh Spring Symposium of Byzantine reports held at Oxford in 1993, the point of view has been enlarged to surround a much wider geographical environment, that of the city’s ecu and Asiatic hinterland. inside this framework various interconnected subject matters were addressed, starting from the naked prerequisites of lifestyles and defence to fabricate and export, communications among the capital and its hinterland, tradition and inventive manifestations and the position of the sacred.

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