Lost to the West: The Forgotten Byzantine Empire That Rescued Western Civilization

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Filled with unforgettable stories of emperors, generals, and religious patriarchs, as well as fascinating glimpses into the life of the ordinary citizen, Lost to the West reveals how much we owe to the Byzantine Empire that was the equal of any in its achievements, appetites, and enduring legacy. For more than a millennium, Byzantium reigned as the glittering seat of Christian civilization. When Europe fell into the Dark Ages, Byzantium held fast against Muslim expansion, keeping Christianity alive. Streams of wealth ...

Lost to the West: The Forgotten Byzantine Empire That Rescued Western Civilization 2010, Three Rivers Press (CA), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780307407962

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