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Selected Sources: Byzantium


Contents


General
Foundations
Justinian (b.483- r.527-d.565)
After Justinian
Iconoclasm
Byzantine Imperial Centuries (843-1204)
The Final Centuries
Byzantine Religion
The Byzantine Commonwealth
  • Syria
  • Armenia
    • WEB  Armenian/Georgian Historical Resources Site,
      Various full text translations by Robert Bedrosian.
      • P'awstos Buzandac'i'. History of the Armenians, 5th century, full text, trans. Robert Bedrosian, [At Arm. Hist. Resources]
      • Ghazar P'arbec'i'. History of the Armenians, 5th century, full text, trans. Robert Bedrosian, At [Arm. Hist. Resources]
      • Sebeos: History, 7th century, full text, trans. Robert Bedrosian, [At Arm. Hist. Resources] [this is the first of a series of files].
      • John Mamikonean: History of Taron, 10th century, full text, trans. Robert Bedrosian, [At Arm. Hist. Resources] [this is the first of a series of files].
      • Aristakes Lastivertc'i': History, 11th-century, full text, trans. Robert Bedrosian, [At Arm. Hist. Resources]
      • The Georgian Chronicle, 12-13th century, full text, trans. Robert Bedrosian, [At Arm. Hist. Resources][this is the first of a series of files].
      • Kirakos Gandzakets'i': History of the Armenians, 13th-century, full text, trans. Robert Bedrosian, [At Arm. Hist. Resources] [this is the first of a series of files].
      • T'ovma Metsobets'i': History of Tamerlane and His Successors , full text, trans. Robert Bedrosian, [At Arm. Hist. Resources] [this is the first of a series of files].
  • Bulgaria
  • Serbia/Montenegro
    • Chronicle of the Priest of Duklja (Letopis' Popa Dukljanina), Partial Translation by Paul Stephenson [At Paul Stephenson's Website]
      "Also known as the Bar Genealogy, was originally composed in Slavonic in the late twelfth century, but has been preserved only in a sixteenth-century Latin translation. It was probably the work of Grgur (Gregory), bishop of Bar from 1172 to c. 1196, who championed the rights of the bishopric of Bar to preside over all the lands south of the river Cetina. A Major source for the Balkan history of the period."
    • Old Serbian Tales: Marko and the Turks, c. 1450 [At this Site]
      A Serbian poem about the fight with the Turks.
  • Vikings
  • Inner Asia

The Byzantine Commonwealth: Russia
Accounts of Byzantium by Others
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