Byzantium in the Popular Imagination: The Modern Reception of the Byzantine Empire (Hardcover)

Byzantium in the Popular Imagination: The Modern Reception of the Byzantine Empire By Markéta Kulhánková (Editor), Dionysios Stathakopoulos (Editor), Przemyslaw Marciniak (Editor) Cover Image
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What is the contemporary cultural legacy of Byzantium or The Eastern Roman Empire? This book explores the varied reception history of the Byzantine Empire across a range of cultural production.

Split into four sections: the origins of 'Byzantomania' in France, modern media, literature, and politics, it provides case studies which show the numerous ways in which the empire's legacy can be felt today. Covering television, video games and contemporary political discourse, contributors also consider a wide range of national and geographical perspectives including Russian, Turkish, Polish, Greek and Hungarian. It will be essential reading for scholars and students of the reception and cultural history of the Byzantine Empire.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780755607280
ISBN-10: 0755607287
Publisher: I. B. Tauris & Company
Publication Date: September 7th, 2023
Pages: 296
Language: English