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Power and subversion in Byzantium : papers from the 43rd Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, University of Birmingham, March 2010 / edited by Dimiter Angelov and Michael Saxby.

Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies (43rd : 2010 : Birmingham, England)

Farnham, Surrey, UK ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Variorum, 2013.

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  • Title:
    Power and subversion in Byzantium : papers from the 43rd Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, University of Birmingham, March 2010 / edited by Dimiter Angelov and Michael Saxby.
  • Author: Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies (43rd : 2010 : Birmingham, England)
  • Contributor: Dimiter Angelov 1972- editor of compilation.;
    Michael Saxby 1942- editor of compilation.
  • Subjects: Byzantine literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses; Subversive activities -- Byzantine Empire -- Congresses; Dissenters -- Byzantine Empire -- Congresses; Byzantine Empire -- Politics and government -- Congresses; Byzantine Empire -- Intellectual life -- Congresses; Byzantine studies;
    Dewey: 949.502
  • Publication Details: Farnham, Surrey, UK ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Variorum, 2013.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Power and subversion in Byzantium : approaches and frameworks / Dimiter Angelov -- Usurpers and rebels in Byzantium : image and message through coins / Vasiliki Penna and Cécile Morrisson -- How to usurp the throne in Byzantium : the role of public opinion in sedition and rebellion / Anthony Kaldellis -- The imperial council and the tradition of consultative decision-making in Byzantium (eleventh to fourteenth centuries) / Demetrios Kyritses -- Financial crisis and the limits of taxation under Andronikos II Palaiologos (1282-1321) / Kostis Smyrlis -- The political arts at the late Palaiologan court (1402-1453) / Michael Angold -- "The world turned upside down" : art and subversion in Byzantium / Liz James -- "It began with a picture" : imperial art, texts and subversion between East and West in the twelfth century / Antony Eastmond -- No prince of perfection : Byzantine anti-Aristotelianism from the patristic period to Pletho / Börje Bydén -- Pletho as subversive and his reception in the Islamic world / Maria Mavroudi -- Generic subversion? : the political ideology of urban myth and apocalyptic prophecy / Paul Magdalino -- Harmless satire, stinging critique : notes and suggestions for reading the Timarion / Dimitris Krallis -- How to criticise the Laudandus / Margaret Mullett -- Subversion and duplicity in the histories of John Kantakouzenos / Athanasios Angelou -- Afterword : literary subversion in Byzantium: a partial and personal perspective / Margaret Alexiou.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781472412287 (hbk.) : £65.00; ISBN £65.00; ISBN £65.00; BNB GBB362366; System number: 016454198
  • Notes: Formerly CIP.
    Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
    Conference note: Papers.
  • Physical Description: xvi, 299 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Series: Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

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