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Published: 19 April 2007

464 Pages | 2 halftones, 2 maps, 4 tables


ISBN: 9780199210671

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George Akropolites: The History

Introduction, translation and commentary

Ruth Macrides

Oxford Studies in Byzantium

  • The first English translation of this unique source for thirteenth-century Byzantine history
  • Introduction discusses the author's life and social position, and locates his work in the field of medieval Greek history writing
  • Detailed Commentary provides a comprehensive guide to reading the text