[Ebook] ➨ The Emperor Romanus Lecapenus and His Reign: A Study of Tenth-Century Byzantium ➮ Steven Runciman – Larringtonlifecoaching.co.uk

10 thoughts on “The Emperor Romanus Lecapenus and His Reign: A Study of Tenth-Century Byzantium

  1. says:

    This is a very comprehensive look at the state of the Byzantine empire during the reign of Romanus Lecapenus Runciman devotes a chapter to all of the regions of the empire Armenia, Byzantine Italy, etc and goes into detail on how the empire used diplomatic and military efforts to secure its borders Runciman relies heavily on De Thematibus and De Administrando Imperio, and he includes a comprehensive bibliography which include Bulgarian and Armenian works, in addition to Greek and Arab texts This is a very comprehensive look at the state of the Byzantine empire during the reign of Romanus Lecapenus Runciman devotes a chapter to all of the regions of the empire Armenia, Byzantine Italy, etc and goes into detail on how the empire used diplomatic and military efforts to secure its borders Runciman relies heavily on De Thematibus and De Administrando Imperio, and he includes a comprehensive bibliography which include Bulgarian and Armenian works, in addition to Greek and Arab texts His writing style set a smooth and quick pace, and events and concepts were very understandable As a work on a single emperor of the Macedonian house, this book is fantastic and is foundational in understanding the state of the empire in the ninth and tenth centuries

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