Byzantium: The Surprising Life of a Medieval Empire (A review on Judith Herrin’s “Byzantium”)

Posted by Powee Celdran “In this sense, Byzantine culture embodies the French historian Fernand Braudel’s notion of the longue durée, the long term: that which survives the vicissitudes of changing governments, newfangled fashions or technological improvements, an ongoing inheritance that can both imprison and inspire.” -Judith Herrin, on Byzantium Hello everyone and welcome back to myContinue reading “Byzantium: The Surprising Life of a Medieval Empire (A review on Judith Herrin’s “Byzantium”)”