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Published: 20 May 2010

448 Pages | 3 maps

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199582761

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The Orthodox Church in the Byzantine Empire

J. M. Hussey
Andrew Louth

Oxford History of the Christian Church

  • The only comprehensive treatment of a crucial period in the history of the Church of the Byzantine Empire from the re-shaping of the polity in the post-Justinianic period of the seventh century to the downfall of Byzantium in the fifteenth century.
  • Accessibly written with a scholarly, student and lay readership in mind by the celebrated Byzantinist, the late Professor J. M. Hussey
  • A detailed new foreword and updated bibliography by Professor Andrew Louth provides information on the development of Byzantine Orthodoxy since Hussey's account was first published
  • Three maps clearly illustrate the spread of the Byzantine empire and church
  • Preface reflecting on the current context for Byzantine Studies