Not a comprehensive history of the Byzantine world, but one which focuses on particular themes and aspects of the social and cultural history of Byzantium, beginning with the transformation of the Roman world from c.300BC onwards to 1453 and the siege of Constantinople.

Byzantium: A History 2005, Tempus, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780752434728

Trade paperback

Byzantium: A History 2000, Tempus Publishing, Limited, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780752417776