Byzantine Literature

Byzantine literature is the Greek literature of the Middle Ages, whether written in the territory of the Byzantine Empire or outside its borders. It forms the second period in the history of Greek literature, though popular Byzantine literature and early Modern Greek literature, which begin in the 11th century, are indistinguishable.

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Byzantine Literature - Sources
... There is no comprehensive history of Byzantine literature written in English, although the Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium provides excellent coverage of individual authors and topics ... The study of Byzantine literature as a self-sufficient discipline originated in the German-speaking world, and the most important general surveys are written in this language ... Beck and Hunger remain the standard works on theological and secular literature, respectively, although Krumbacher and Moravcsik are still valuable ...
Greek Literature - Byzantine (AD 290-1453)
... Byzantine literature refers to literature of the Byzantine Empire written in Atticizing, Medieval and early Modern Greek ... If Byzantine literature is the expression of the intellectual life of the Byzantine Greeks during the Christian Middle Ages, then it is a multiform ... Byzantine literature partakes of four different cultural elements the Greek, the Christian, the Roman, and the Oriental, the character of which commingling with the rest ...
Alexander Kazhdan - Biography - United States
1979 they arrived at Dumbarton Oaks, a center for Byzantine studies in Washington, D.C ... and Power in Byzantium (1982), a broad ranging study of Byzantine society, was written with Giles Constable Studies in Byzantine literature (1984 ... sort ever to be published, and remains an indispensable point of departure for all areas of Byzantine studies ...

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