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By Cyril Mango,Gilbert Dagron

From its beginning, the town of Constantinople ruled the Byzantine global. It was once the seat of the emperor, the centre of presidency and church, the point of interest of trade and tradition, via some distance the best city centre; its wishes when it comes to offers and safeguard imposed their very own good judgment at the improvement of the empire. Byzantine Constantinople has usually been handled when it comes to the walled urban and its fast suburbs. during this quantity, containing 25 papers brought on the twenty seventh Spring Symposium of Byzantine experiences held at Oxford in 1993, the point of view has been enlarged to surround a much broader geographical surroundings, that of the city’s eu and Asiatic hinterland. inside of this framework quite a few interconnected themes were addressed, starting from the naked must haves of existence and defence to fabricate and export, communications among the capital and its hinterland, tradition and creative manifestations and the position of the sacred.

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