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Published: 18 December 2014

338 Pages | 3 maps


ISBN: 9780198701576

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Law, Power, and Imperial Ideology in the Iconoclast Era


M. T. G. Humphreys

Oxford Studies in Byzantium

  • Sheds new light on a crucial period within Byzantine studies which is seldom explored and little understood
  • Investigates numerous legal texts of the period in terms of their relationship to fluctuating imperial power structures and ideology
  • Offers an opportunity to compare similar themes occuring during the same period in the west