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Treadgold's hefty tome titled A History of the Byzantine State and Society is a well-organized and interesting text notable for being one of the first modern Byzantine histories to... Read morePublished 24 months ago by Ambarenya
This is perhaps the most disappointing book I have ever read, on any subject, at any time in my life. Read morePublished on October 12, 2013 by gerald stevenson
This study definitely deserves to be called ''magnum opus''. As a Turkish citizen myself, I have to admit that Treadgold nearly manages to be an expert on Anatolian geography which... Read morePublished on February 24, 2013 by Arda
This book is an excellent work that gets it right in so many ways. It is readable without trying too hard to amuse (a la Norwich). Read morePublished on May 22, 2012 by Douglas H. Walker
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This massive book has become a (if not THE) reference on the Byzantine Empire, largely displacing the older books... Read more
All the histories I've read about the Byzantines have been essentially political histories focusing on the rise, reign, and fall of one emperor after another. Read morePublished on November 23, 2010 by N. Perz
This is a survey of the entire Byzantine history. To this end, the author does a somewhat good job. Read morePublished on August 9, 2010 by Brendan J. Foreman
First off, the Byzantine people considered themselves Romans. The term Byzantine came at a later date. Read morePublished on October 18, 2009 by Athrun Aznable
I apologize for the low ranking, but it stems from several factors. I had been anticipating this book; I had heard that Treadgold would replace previous authors as the master of... Read morePublished on July 3, 2007 by Judge-Penitent