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