Item description for Byzantine Authors: Literary Activities and Preoccupations : Texts and Translations Dedicated to the Memory of Nicolas Oikonomides (Medieval Mediterranean) by John W. Nesbitt...
In honouring the memory of Nicolas Oikonomides the contributors offer a group of Greek texts and translations which reflect the wide interests of Byzantine authors and the varied genres to which they devoted their talents. Within its pages one finds an ekphrasis of Christopher of Mitylene, military speeches of Constantine VII, letters of Michael Psellos, an historical narrative regarding Empress Helena and the Finding of the Cross, two teaching texts, and a lengthy instruction manual, accompanied by a reprint of the original Brill Greek text, on withstanding a siege.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.6" Width: 6.4" Height: 0.9" Weight: 1.4 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2003
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004129758 ISBN13 9789004129757
Availability 0 units.
More About John W. Nesbitt
John W. Nesbitt has retired as Research Fellow at Dumbarton Oaks. He is coauthor of The Miracles of St. Artemios: A Collection of Miracle Stories by an Anonymous Author of Seventh-Century Byzantium, editor of Byzantine Authors: Literary Activities and Preoccupations, and coeditor of the six-volume Catalogue of Byzantine Seals at Dumbarton Oaks and the Fogg Museum of Art.