Hellenism in Byzantium

Hellenism in Byzantium✯ [BOOKS] ⚣ Hellenism in Byzantium By Anthony Kaldellis ✼ – Bluevapours.co.uk This Text Was The First Systematic Study Of What It Meant To Be Greek In Late Antiuity And Byzantium An Identity That Could Alternatively Become National Religious Philosophical Or Cultural Through Cl This Text Was The First Systematic Study Of What It Meant To Be Greek In Late Antiuity And Byzantium An Identity That Could Alternatively Become National Religious Philosophical Or Cultural Through Close Readings Of The Sources Professor Hellenism in eBook æ Kaldellis Surveys The Space That Hellenism Occupied In Each Period The Broader Debates In Which It Was Caught Up And The Historical Causes Of Its Successive Transformations The First Section Shows How Romanisation And Christianisation Led To The Abandonment Of Hellenism As A National Label And Its Restriction To A Negative Religious Sense And A Positive Albeit Rarefied Cultural One The Second Shows How Hellenism Was Revived In Byzantium And Contributed To The Evolution Of Its Culture The Discussion Looks Closely At The Reception Of The Classical Tradition Which Was The Reason Why Hellenism Was Always Desirable And Dangerous In Christian Society And Presents A New Model For Understanding Byzantine Civilisation.

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  • Hardcover
  • 468 pages
  • Hellenism in Byzantium
  • Anthony Kaldellis
  • English
  • 05 July 2014
  • 0521876885

10 thoughts on “Hellenism in Byzantium

  1. José Luís Fernandes says:

    A very good and comprehensive study on Hellenism in the medieval Roman Empire until the reconquest of Constantinople in 1261 It debunks all the mythology around a Greekness of Byzantium and clearly reestablishes the Roman identity of the so called Byzantines , thereby helping to repair the old historical distortions done due to the West s desire to sole inheritance of the Roman legacy and cultural prejudices, as Kaldellis rightly points out at the beginning of the book It s...

  2. Phil says:

    This is another one of those scanning the shelves for something else entirely discoveries What caught my attention, after my reading in the spring and summer on the Second Sophistic, was the expression the Third Sophistic for the revival of Attic language and rhetoric from the 11th to 13th centuries Nor does this book disappoint It has an excellent discussion of Hellenism in the Roman Empire including the 2nd Sophistic which gives a good background to what happened among the Byzantines I This is another one of those scanning the shelves for something else entirely discoveries What caught my attention, after my reading in the spring and summer on the Second Sophistic, was the expression the Third Sophistic for the revival of Attic language and rhetoric from the 11th to 13th centuries Nor does this book disappoint It has an excellent discussion of Hellenism in the Roman Empire including the 2nd Sophistic which gives a good background to what happened among the Byzantines I m par...

  3. Kyriaco says:

    Fascinating book with a lot of new research Kaldellis other works are great too, and are related Though substantial parts of this book are heavy it is an academic book , it is well structured and not difficult to understand.

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