City of Constantine

Mapping the remnants of Roman / Byzantine Constantinople in Istanbul

The Byzantine Republic: People and Power in New Rome

The Byzantine Republic: People and Power in New Rome

Anthony Kaldellis

Puts forward the surprising yet well-argued thesis that Byzantium did, in fact, retain Roman political roots. Byzantine Emperors ruled very much 'for the people' — or else.

https://www.amazon.com/Byzantine-Republic-People-Power-Rome/dp/0674365402