A Short History of Byzantium
With wit, intelligence and his trademark eye for riveting detail, John Julius Norwich has brought together the most important and fascinating events from his trilogy of the rise and fall of the Byzantine empire.
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Review: A Short History of ByzantiumUser Review - Terrence Paris - Goodreads
After getting a taste of Byzantine art and architecture from a three week vacation to Turkey, I realized that I knew little about the eastern Roman empire. It long survived the western empire - for 11 ... Read full review
Review: A Short History Of ByzantiumUser Review - Warwick - Goodreads
This is history the way you always wished it could be but never is. It is a scarcely-believable catalogue of violent deaths (try being pierced at close range by hundreds of arrows until you bleed ... Read full review