Judith M. Bennett & Sandy Bardsley, Medieval Europe: A Short History 12e Student Resources

The Byzantine Empire, c. 500-1000


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Guglielmo Cavallo, ed., The Byzantines (1997).

Lynda Garland, Byzantine Empresses: Women and Power in Byzantium, A.D. 527–1204 (1999).

John Haldon, Byzantium: A History (2000)

Judith Herrin, Byzantium: The Surprising Life of a Medieval Empire (2010). 

Judith Herrin, Margins and Metropolis: Authority Across the Byzantine Empire (2013)

Elizabeth Jeffreys, ed., The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies (2009).

John Meyendorff, Byzantine Theology: Historical Trends and Doctrinal Themes (2nd ed., 1979).

Warren Treadgold, A History of the Byzantine State and Society (1997).

Speros Vryonis, Byzantium and Europe (1967). 


Alice-Mary Talbot, ed., Holy Women of Byzantium: The Saints’ Lives in English Translation (1996).

Procopius, The Secret History, ed. Peter Sarris and trans. G.A. Williamson (2007)