Using new methodological and theoretical approaches,
A Companion to Byzantium presents an overview of the Byzantine world from its inception in 330 A.D. to its fall to the Ottoman Turks in 1453.
Provides an accessible overview of eleven centuries of Byzantine society
Introduces the most recent scholarship that is transforming the field of Byzantine studies
Emphasizes Byzantium's social and cultural history, as well as its material culture
Explores traditional topics and themes through fresh perspectives