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The emperor in the Byzantine world : papers from the forty-seventh Spring Symposium of Byzantine studies / edited by Shaun Tougher.

Publication:
London ; New York, NY : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2019. , ©2019
Series:
Publications (Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies (Great Britain)) ; 21.
Society for the promotion of Byzantine studies ; 21
Format/Description:
Book
xxiii, 378 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Emperors -- Byzantine Empire -- Congresses.
Byzantine Empire -- Politics and government -- Congresses.
Byzantine Empire -- History -- Congresses.
Emperors.
Politics and government.
Byzantine Empire.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Family, dynasty, and the construction of legitimacy from Augustus to the Theodosians / Mark Humphries
The shifting importance of dynasty in Heraclian ideology / Mike Humphreys
Revisiting the bachelorhood of Basil II / Mark Masterson
Byzantine emperors and sultans of rum: sharing power? / Dimitri Korobeinikov
Celibacy and survival in court politics in the fifth century AD / Meaghan McEvoy
The emperor's "significant others": Alexios I Komnenos and his pivot to the west / Jonathan Shepard
Who was who at the Court of Constantine XI, 1449-1453 / Jonathan Harris
Law is king of all things?: the emperor and the law / Bernard H. Stolte
The emperor at war: duties and ideals / Frank R. Trombley and Shaun Tougher
Imperial panegyric: hortatory or deliberative oratory? / John Vanderspoel
The iconoclast saint: Emperor Theophilos in Byzantine hagiography / Oscar Prieto Domínguez
Splendour, vigour, and legitimacy: the prefaces of the Book of Ceremonies (De Cerimoniis) and Byzantine imperial theory / Prerona Prasad
Ideological and political contestations in post-1204 Byzantium: the orations of Niketas Choniates and the Imperial Court of Nicaea / Nikolaos G. Chrissis
The emperor in the history of John VI Kantakouzenos (1347-1354) / Savvas Kyriakidis
The emperor at the threshold: making and breaking taxis at Hagia Sophia / Alicia Walker
Taking it on the road: the palace on the move / Lynn Jones
Unveiling Byzantium in Wales: connections and collections / Mark Redknap.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Tougher, Shaun, editor.
ISBN:
9781138218680
1138218685
9780429060984
OCLC:
1065544241
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