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Author Name: Judith Herrin

Judith Herrin (born 1942) is Professor of Late Antique and Byzantine studies at King's College London. She studied history at the University of Cambridge and did her PhD at the University of Birmingham. She trained in Paris and Munich, worked as an archeologist with the British School at Athens and on the site of Kalenderhane Mosque in Istanbul as a fellow of Dumbarton Oaks. She was Stanley J. Seeger Professor in Byzantine History, Princeton University (1991-95) before moving to King's.

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Byzantium: A Surprising Life of a Medieval Empire
 -by Judith Herrin

For a thousand years an extraordinary empire made possible Europe's transition to the modern world: Byzantium. An audacious and... Read More



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