Cultural Encounters on Byzantium's Northern Frontier, c. AD 500 - 700

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  • Hardcover
  • 394 pages
  • Cultural Encounters on Byzantium's Northern Frontier, c. AD 500 - 700
  • Andrei Gândilă
  • English
  • 16 July 2017
  • 9781108470421

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Cultural Encounters on Byzantium's Northern Frontier, c. AD 500 - 700In The Sixth Century, Byzantine Emperors Secured The Provinces Of The Balkans By Engineering A Frontier System Of Unprecedented Complexity Drawing On Literary, Archaeological, Anthropological, And Numismatic Sources, Andrei Gandila Argues That Cultural Attraction Was A Crucial Component Of The Political Frontier Of Exclusion In The Northern Balkans If Left Unattended, The Entire Edifice Could Easily Collapse Under Its Own Weight.Through A Detailed Analysis Of The Archaeological Evidence, The Author Demonstrates That Communities Living Beyond The Frontier Competed For Access To Byzantine Goods And Reshaped Their Identity As A Result Of Continual Negotiation, Reinvention, And Hybridization In The Hands Of Barbarians , Byzantine Objects, Such As Coins, Jewelry, And Terracotta Lamps, Possessed Than Functional Or Economic Value, Bringing Social Prestige, Conveying Religious Symbolism Embedded In The Iconography, And Offering A General Sense Of Sharing In The Early Byzantine Provincial Lifestyle.

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