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Well researched new historical book on Byzantium and how the separation of East and West occurred.Published 6 months ago by K. N. Emsden
A very readable and interesting account of a complex but fascinating period. An excellent introduction for the general reader and a welcome summary for those more familiar with the... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Rhondda
I listened to this book on audio CD, or at least I tried to. I concur with the other reviewers who find the lack of writing in anything remotely resembling chronological order make... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Deacon 85
This author has done meticulous research and his writing style almost make this a 'page turner.' During my undergrad years the history of the Byzantine Empire was glossed over or... Read morePublished 16 months ago by J. Hayter
Mr. Wells is an excellent writer and this book is a pleasure to read. Much research went into this fascinating subject. We all owe Byzantium a big vote of thanks. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Jacqueline Davidson
This book is full of useful and interesting facts. Yet, it is at the same time annoyingly blinkered by the author's own modern prejudices. Read morePublished on June 1, 2014 by Enough
Excellent account of a history not well known but highly important. The greatest achievements of the Christian work remain submerged under Islamic domination.Published on April 16, 2014 by Jon Clarity
Bizantine legacy still lives among us, from East to West their heritage is in the bedrock of the modern world.Published on March 16, 2014 by Federico Garcia
A knowledge-expanding experience, not easy but doable. This copy is for the second of two close friends that I have had the presumption to give to them as worthwhile reading.Published on March 5, 2014 by Jacqueline Oler