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This is the first book-length study in English of the Byzantine emperor Basil II, the "Bulgar-slayer." Basil presided over a Byzantium which was the superpower of the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East in the century before the Crusades/5(11). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Silburn, Percy Arthur Baxter, Governance of empire. London, New York, Longmans, Green & Co., Basil II and the Governance of Empire () (Oxford Studies in Byzantium) Author. Holmes, Catherine. Publisher. Oxford University Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History. The first book-length study of one of the most renowned figures in early medieval European history - Basil the Bulgar-slayer Should appeal to a wide academic market, including Byzantinists, medieval historians, and historians of the Balkans The first volume in an important new series.
"Catherine Holmes considers the problems inherent in governing such a large, multi-ethnic empire, and the solutions that Basil adopted.3/5(1). The Government of the Roman Empire is the only sourcebook to concentrate on the administration of the empire, using the evidence of contemporary writers and historians. Specifically designed for students, with extensive cross-referencing, bibliographies and introductions and explanations for each item, this new edition brings the book right up Cited by: Provincial governance under the Roman republic has long been notorious for its corrupt officials and greedy tax-farmers, though this is far from being the whole story. This book challenges the traditional picture, contending that leading late republican citizens were more concerned about the problems of their empire than is generally recognized, and took effective steps to address them. It is a description and analysis of the 10th century Byzantine emperor Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus' manual known as De Administrando Imperio. This document was written by the emperor in for his son and heir Romanus II, as a guide to foreign and domestic policies.
This book demonstrates that it was their eventual collaboration, in the late 50s BC, that produced the republic's most significant programme of provincial reform. In the process, it offers a new perspective on these two key figures as well as an enriched understanding of provincial governance in . The expansion of the former city state of Rome into the Roman empire, successfully begun by the middle and late republic, was completed by the Principate. Under the constant pressure of the barbarian incursions, boundaries were unstable in the North (Germania and the Danube basin) and the Asiatic East where the inconclusive seesaw struggle with. Winner of Shortlisted for the Criticos Book Prize Shortlisted for the Runciman Book Prize Description: 1 vol. (XIII p.) ; 23 cm. Contents: 1. Basil's reign in modern and medieval historical literature ; 2. Basil II and John Skylitzes: the historian's career and working methods ; 3. Book I. The government of God proved by the general conviction of mankind, and by his judgment recounted in the books of Moses. 39 1. On the general belief in God's government. 2. That good Christians cannot be wretched. 3. Of the infirmities of the saints. 4. God's guidance and judgments of the world. 5. On the meaning of prayer. 6.