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City of Constantine

Mapping the remnants of Roman / Byzantine Constantinople in Istanbul

Fourteen Byzantine Rulers

Fourteen Byzantine Rulers

Michael Psellos

A court advisor's vainglorious first-hand account of the disastrous period immediately following Basil II's hard-fought reconquests. The biases on display are glaring and amusing. A great book to read before or alongside 'The Alexiad'.