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John II Komnenos, Emperor of Byzantium

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Zusatztext "Bucossi and Rodriguez appear to have succeeded in their aim to provide a multifaceted picture of an important transformative period for Byzantium! the Near East and Mediterranean Europe. Their book offers a variety of inputs and ideas! which may prove valuable for readers with different interests and backgrounds. (...) This book represents a real advancement for Byzantine scholarship and a commendable reading."- Luisa Andriollo! Bamberg in Plekos 19! 2017"John II Komnenos! Emperor of Byzantium: In the Shadow of Father and Son is a worthy contribution to the study of the Komnenian dynasty and will help to raise awareness of the often glossed-over reign of the second emperor."- K.S. Parker! University of London Zusammenfassung John II Komnenos ruled over the Byzantine Empire from 1118 to 1143. Why has John been neglected by modern historians? What new historical evidence can lead to a reassessment of the achievements his reign? This book presents a chronology of the major events and a series of maps to guide the reader to the rediscovery of this emperor and his reign. Informationen zum Autor Alessandra Bucossi is research fellow at Ca' Foscari University of Venice! Italy. She worked as a Sophia Research Fellow in Byzantine Studies at KCL between 2011 and 2014. She studied Classics at the University of Genova and was awarded an MA in Late Antique and Byzantine Studies at King's. She holds a doctorate from Oxford University and a Diploma in Greek Palaeography from the Vatican School of Greek Palaeography. Before KCL she was Fellow at Dumbarton Oaks and Research Fellow in the Ars edendi research programme based at Stockholms Universitet. Alex Rodriguez Suarez received his doctorate in the Centre for Hellenic Studies at King's College London in 2014. He studied History at the Universitat Autonoma of Barcelona and was awarded an MA in Late Antique and Byzantine Studies at Royal Holloway University of London. Inhaltsverzeichnis Preface; Life and reign of John II Komnenos (1118-1143): a chronology! Rodriguez Suarez / John II Komnenos: a historiographical essay! Stathakopoulos / John II Komnenos before the year 1118! Stankovic / Narratives of John II Komnenos' wars: comparing Byzantine and modern approaches! Stouraitis / The political ideology of John II Komnenos! Papageorgiou / The triumph of 1133! Magdalino / Emperor John II's encounters with foreign rulers! Vucetic / From Greek into Latin: western scholars and translators in Constantinople during the reign of John II! Rodriguez Suarez / Literary trends in the Constantinopolitan courts in the 1120s and 1130s! Jeffreys / Seeking a way out of the impasse: the Filioque controversy during John's reign! Bucossi / Architecture and patronage in the age of John II! Ousterhout / Imperial impersonations: disguised portraits of a Komnenian prince and his father! Linardou / Coinage! numismatic circulation and monetary policy under John II! Papadopoulou / Bibliography! Rodriguez Suarez. ...

Autorentext
Alessandra Bucossi is research fellow at Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy. She worked as a Sophia Research Fellow in Byzantine Studies at KCL between 2011 and 2014. She studied Classics at the University of Genova and was awarded an MA in Late Antique and Byzantine Studies at King's. She holds a doctorate from Oxford University and a Diploma in Greek Palaeography from the Vatican School of Greek Palaeography. Before KCL she was Fellow at Dumbarton Oaks and Research Fellow in the Ars edendi research programme based at Stockholms Universitet. Alex Rodriguez Suarez received his doctorate in the Centre for Hellenic Studies at King's College London in 2014. He studied History at the Universitat Autonoma of Barcelona and was awarded an MA in Late Antique and Byzantine Studies at Royal Holloway University of London.

Zusammenfassung
John II Komnenos ruled over the Byzantine Empire from 1118 to 1143. Why has John been neglected by modern historians? What new historical evidence can lead to a reassessment of the achievements his reign? This book presents a chronology of the major events and a series of maps to guide the reader to the rediscovery of this emperor and his reign.

Inhalt
Preface; Life and reign of John II Komnenos (1118-1143): a chronology, Rodriguez Suarez / John II Komnenos: a historiographical essay, Stathakopoulos / John II Komnenos before the year 1118, Stankovi / Narratives of John II Komnenos' wars: comparing Byzantine and modern approaches, Stouraitis / The political ideology of John II Komnenos, Papageorgiou / The triumph of 1133, Magdalino / Emperor John II's encounters with foreign rulers, Vueti / From Greek into Latin: western scholars and translators in Constantinople during the reign of John II, Rodriguez Suarez / Literary trends in the Constantinopolitan courts in the 1120s and 1130s, Jeffreys / Seeking a way out of the impasse: the Filioque controversy during John's reign, Bucossi / Architecture and patronage in the age of John II, Ousterhout / Imperial impersonations: disguised portraits of a Komnenian prince and his father, Linardou / Coinage, numismatic circulation and monetary policy under John II, Papadopoulou / Bibliography, Rodriguez Suarez.

Produktinformationen

Titel: John II Komnenos, Emperor of Byzantium
Untertitel: In the Shadow of Father and Son
Editor:
EAN: 9781472460240
ISBN: 978-1-4724-6024-0
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Taylor and Francis
Genre: Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten: 260
Gewicht: 499g
Größe: H234mm x B156mm
Jahr: 2016