A Byzantine Journey by John Ash

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For those interested in a deeper appreciation of the Byzantine Empire and its importance to world history, this engaging, richly detailed travelogue introduces a colorful cast of personalities from the region's fascinating history and provides a detailed description of the art and influences of the time. Photos. 2 maps.

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Published January 1, 1995 by I. B. Tauris Publishers. 330 pages
Genres: History, Travel, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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The vestigial glories of Byzantium and its world return to life in this superbly written travelogue by poet Ash (The Burnt Pages, not reviewed).

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I was in Paris during my sophomore year of college when I started reading Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.

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