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Byzantium: A History John F. Haldon

Byzantium: A History

John F. Haldon

Published January 1st 2002
ISBN : 9780752423432
Paperback
108 pages
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John Haldons beautifully illustrated book tracks the checkered history of an oriental enigma, a lost empire which stood for 1,000 years against the might of Islam. He retells the story of the cycle of conquest and re-conquest of its lands byMoreJohn Haldons beautifully illustrated book tracks the checkered history of an oriental enigma, a lost empire which stood for 1,000 years against the might of Islam. He retells the story of the cycle of conquest and re-conquest of its lands by Goths, Arabs, Slavs, and Crusaders, and finally its complete destruction by the Ottoman Turks in 1453.