Byzantium and the Rise of Russia: A Study of Byzantino-Russian Relations in the Fourteenth Century

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The history of Russia is often considered as if that immense country had always been an isolated continent. However, at the time of its rise as a nation, it was politically a province of the Mongol Empire, whose capital was in Central Asia; and ecclesiastically, it was a dependency of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Constantinople, or Byzantium. This book describes the role of Byzantine (predominantly ecclesiastical) diplomacy in the emergence of Moscow as the capital of Russia in the fourteenth century, and the cultural, ...

Byzantium and the Rise of Russia: A Study of Byzantino-Russian relations in the fourteenth century 2010, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521135337

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