Nov 11, 2005
a Very Helpful Review
by the Epinions community
Pros: A compact political history of Byzantium. An amazing story.
Cons: Little mention of Byzantine art, culture and philosophy.
Summary: Sometimes my mind goes back to those history classes in high school, a long time ago when children still studied history. Perhaps the most mysterious, fascinating period I ever studied chronicled the rise and fall of the strangest empire of all, that ... read more