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By Leslie Brubaker,Shaun Tougher

ISBN-10: 1409411583

ISBN-13: 9781409411581

The research of the kinfolk is without doubt one of the significant lacunas in Byzantine experiences. Angeliki Laiou remarked in 1989 that ’the research of the Byzantine kinfolk continues to be in its infancy’, and this statement is still actual this present day. the current quantity addresses this lacuna. It contains 19 chapters written by means of overseas specialists within the box which take a number of ways to the examine of the Byzantine relations, and embody a chronological span from the later Roman to the past due Byzantine empire. The context is demonstrated by means of chapters targeting the Roman roots of the Byzantine kinfolk, the Christianisation of the kin, and the character of the relations in contemporaneous cultures (the past due old west and the Islamic east). Key methodological methods to the Byzantine relations are highlighted and mentioned, particularly prosopographical and existence path techniques. The contribution of hagiography to the certainty of the Byzantine relatives is analysed through numerous authors; different chapters at the family members and youngsters in artwork and at the archaeology of the center Byzantine condo discover the cloth proof which could make clear the Byzantine kinfolk. total, the variety of households that existed in Byzantium (blood, fictive, metaphorical) is emphasized, and chapters reflect on the explicit circumstances of ascetic, monastic, aristocratic and peasant households, in addition to the imperial kin, that's illuminated by way of the comparative case of a Caliphal family members. the amount is crowned and tailed by means of a Preface and an Afterword by way of the editors, which deal with the nation of the sector and view the best way forward. hence the quantity is essential in placing the topic of the Byzantine relatives in sharp concentration and surroundings the learn time table for the future.

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