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Byzantine Studies
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A. From 1453 to the 18th Cent. (CT)

Soon after the Fall of Constantinople in 1453, the Ottoman advance stimulated interest among the scholars of Central Europe in Byzantine historians as a source of the history of the Turks. Hieronymus Wolf (1516-1580) had published historical works by Niketas Choniates and Nikephoros Gregoras wi…

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Makris, Georgios (Bochum) and Effenberger, Arne (Berlin), “Byzantine Studies”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 12 June 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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