Byzantium (II): The Apogee

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jan 8, 1992 - History - 389 pages
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Describes Byzantium's battles against foreign threats, its internal conflicts, the return of iconoclasm in the ninth century, and the struggles between Anatolia's military aristocracy and the eunuchs of the capital

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Review: Byzantium: The Apogee (A History of Byzantium #2)

User Review  - Chase Parsley - Goodreads

Norwich gives us another top-notch installment about the Byzantines! The book covers the years 800-1081, and it is quite simply not to be missed. I recently rated Norwich's first Byzantine book (this ... Read full review

Review: Byzantium: The Decline and Fall (A History of Byzantium #3)

User Review  - Graham Podolecki - Goodreads

A fascinating, albeit depressing chronicle of the later years of the Byzantine Empire. Norwich gives us a picture, particularly after 1260 of an Empire surrounded by foes trying desperately to survive ... Read full review

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An International Christmas brings together seven stories and eight poems by well-known authors from Canada, the United States, Britain, and Germany. Included is Christmas fiction by Margaret Laurence, Roy MacGregor, Tim Wynne-Jones, Maureen Hull, Annie Dillard, Grace Paley, and Heinrich B ll. It also features poetry by such celebrated Canadian poets as P.K. Page, Milton Acorn, and John Terpstra, as well as Britain s John Julius Norwich and Wendy Cope.

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