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Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 68

by Margaret Mullett Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Pub Date:
01/2015
ISBN:
9780884024026
Format:
Hbk 416 pages

This issue includes aExiling Bishops: The Policy of Constantius IIa by Walt Stevenson; aIn Search of Monotheletisma by Jack Tannous;...

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Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 69

by Margaret Mullett Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Pub Date:
02/2016
ISBN:
9780884024057
Format:
Hbk 392 pages

In this issue: Jeffrey Wickes, “Mapping the Literary Landscape of Ephrem’s Theology of Divine Names”; Örgü Dalgiç, “Dionysos’s...

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Four Seasons of Flowers: A Selection of Botanical Illustrations from the Rare Book Collection at Dumbarton Oaks

by Linda Lott Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Pub Date:
08/2013
ISBN:
9780884023845
Format:
Pbk 108 pages

Four Seasons of Flowers is an illustrated volume that presents a selection of the manuscripts, herbals, and printed botanical...

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Three Byzantine Military Treatises

by George T Dennis Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Pub Date:
03/2009
ISBN:
9780884023395
Format:
Pbk 396 pages

Threatened on all sides by relentless enemies for a thousand years, the Byzantines needed ready armies and secure borders. To...

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Technology and the Garden

by Michael Lee and Kenneth Helphand Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Pub Date:
05/2014
ISBN:
9780884023968
Format:
Pbk 304 pages

Technology is the practice and activity of making, as well as the tools that enable that making. It is also the realm of ideas...

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Sowing the Dragon's Teeth: Byzantine Warfare in the Tenth Century

by Eric McGeer Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Pub Date:
11/2008
ISBN:
9780884022244
Format:
Pbk 405 pages

The military achievements of the emperors Nikephoros Phokas, John Tzimiskes, and Basil II brought the Byzantine Empire to the...

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Designing Wildlife Habitats

by John Beardsley, B Deniz Calis, Jane Carruthers, Alexander J Felson and Joshua R Ginsberg Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Pub Date:
05/2013
ISBN:
9780884023852
Format:
Pbk 304 pages

The vision of a garden shared peacefully by humans and animals is a familiar, but elusive, landscape trope. Whether threatened...

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Critical Commentary on The Taktika of Leo VI

by John Haldon Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Pub Date:
03/2014
ISBN:
9780884023913
Format:
Pbk 592 pages

The Taktika, ascribed to the hand of the Byzantine emperor Leo VI 'the Wise' (886-912), is perhaps one of the best-known middle...

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Old Testament in Byzantium

by Paul Magdalino, Robert S Nelson, Nicholas de Lange, James Miller, Georgi Parpulov and John Lowden Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Pub Date:
03/2014
ISBN:
9780884023999
Format:
Pb+ 340 pages

This volume contains selected papers from a December 2006 Dumbarton Oaks symposium that complemented an exhibition of early Bible...

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Dante and the Greeks

by Jan Ziolkowski Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Pub Date:
12/2014
ISBN:
9780884024002
Format:
Hbk 292 pages

Although Dante never traveled to Greek-speaking lands in the eastern Mediterranean and his exposure to the Greek language was...

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Embattled Bodies, Embattled Places: War in Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica and the Andes

by Andrew Scherer and John Verano Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Pub Date:
05/2014
ISBN:
9780884023951
Format:
Hbk 432 pages

With spears and arrows, atl-atls and slings, the people of the New World fought to defend themselves against European invasion...

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De Administrando Imperio

by Constantine Porphyrogenitus, Gyula Moravcsik and R J H Jenkins Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Pub Date:
03/2009
ISBN:
9780884023432
Format:
Pbk 354 pages

This is a reprint of the second revised edition of the text and translation of the De Administrando Imperio written and compiled...

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Sacred Gardens and Landscapes: Ritual and Agency

by Michel Conan, Maria Elena Bernal-Garcia, Pierre Bonnechere, Sarah Bonnemaison and Claude Calame Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Pub Date:
06/2007
ISBN:
9780884023050
Format:
Pbk 0 pages

Studies of rituals in sacred gardens and landscapes offer tantalizing insights into the significance of gardens and landscapes...

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Law and Society in Byzantium: Ninth-Twelfth Centuries

by Angeliki E Laiou and Dieter Simon Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Pub Date:
12/1994
ISBN:
9780884022220
Format:
Hbk 280 pages

The essays in this volume investigate themes related to the place of law in Byzantine ideology and society. Although the Byzantines...

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Saints and Sacred Matter: The Cult of Relics in Byzantium and Beyond

by Cynthia Hahn and Holger A Klein Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Pub Date:
09/2015
ISBN:
9780884024064
Format:
Hbk 376 pages

Enshrined in sumptuous metal, ivory, or stone containers, relics formed an important physical and spiritual bond between heaven...

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