Fourteen Byzantine Rulers: The Chronographia of Michael Psellus

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874 14 byzantine rulersThis chronicle of the Byzantine Empire, beginning in 1025, shows a profound understanding of the power politics that characterized the empire and led to its decline.

Michael Psellos or Psellus was a Byzantine monk, writer, philosopher, politician and historian. He was born in 1017 or 1018, and is believed to have died in 1078, although it has also been maintained that he remained alive until 1096.

 

 

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  • Author: Michael Psellus, transl. E. R. A. Sewter
  • ISBN-13: 978-0140441697
  • Published on: 1979-12-20
  • Approx. date written: 11th century AD
  • Original language: Greek
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 400 pages
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