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Author Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies (40th : 2007 : University of Birmingham)
Title History as literature in Byzantium : papers from the Fortieth Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, University of Birmingham, April 2007 / edited by Ruth Macrides
Imprint Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2010
book jacket
1 copy under consideration for Fu Ssu-Nien Library.
Descript xxv, 324 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies publication ; 15
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Aesthetics -- The aesthetics of history : from Theophanes to Eustathios / Stratis Papaioannou -- Audience -- Uncovering Byzantium's historiographical audience / Brian Croke -- Anna Komnene and Niketas Choniates "translated" : the fourteenth-century Byzantine metaphrases / John Davis -- Narrator -- Psellos and "his emperors" : fact, fiction, and genre / Michael Jeffreys -- "Listen, all of you, both Franks and Romans" : the narrator in the Chronicle of Morea / Teresa Shawcross -- Story-telling -- From propaganda to history to literature : the Byzantine stories of Theodosius' apple and Marcian's eagles / Roger Scott -- Dream narratives in historical writing : making sense of history in Theophanes' Chronographia / George T. Calofonos -- The Venice Alexander romance : pictorial narrative and the art of telling stories / Nicolette S.Trahoulia -- The classical tradition reinterpreted -- A historian and his tragic hero : a literary reading of Theophylact Simocatta's ecumenical history / Stephanos Efthymiades -- Envy and Nemesis in the Vita Basilii and Leo the Deacon : literary mimesis or something more? / Martin Hinterberger -- Sources reconfigured -- The story of the patriarch Constantine II of Constantinople in Theophanes and George the Monk : transformations of a narrative / Dmitry Afinogenov -- Engaging the Byzantine past : strategies of visualizing history in Sicily and Bulgaria / Elena N. Boeck -- The Synopsis chronike and hagiography : the presentation of Constantine the Great / Konstantinos Zafeiris -- Structure and themes -- Procopius' Persian War : a thematic and literary analysis / Anthony Kaldellis -- La chronique de Malalas entre litte⁺ѓrature et philosophie / Paolo Odorico -- Rhetoric and history : the case of Niketas Choniates / Athanasios Angelou
Subject Byzantine Empire -- Historiography -- Congresses
Historiography -- Byzantine Empire -- Congresses
Byzantine Empire -- History -- Sources -- Congresses
Byzantine literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses
Alt Author Macrides, R. J
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