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The Alexiad,9780140449587

The Alexiad

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9780140449587

ISBN10:
0140449582
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Pub. Date:
4/27/2004
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Penguin Classics
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Table of Contents

Translator's Preface 7(4)
Introduction 11(6)
Preface 17(7)
Map of Constantinople 24(2)
Map of the Balkans 26(2)
Map of Asia Minor 28(3)
ONE: Anna's Preface - From the Boyhood of Alexius to the last months of Botaniates' Reign 31(42)
TWO: The Revolt of the Comneni 73(30)
THREE: The Accession of Alexius and the Struggle between the Ducas and Comnenus families 103(32)
FOUR: War with the Normans (1081-2) 135(20)
FIVE: War with the Normans (1082-3) and Alexius' first Contest with the Heretics 155(26)
SIX: Norman Defeat and the Death of Robert Guiscard - The Turks 181(36)
SEVEN: War with the Scyths (1087-90) 217(30)
EIGHT: The Scythian War (1091) - Victory at Levunium (29 April 1091) - Plots against the Emperor 247(22)
NINE: The Turkish War and a Dalmatian Interlude (1092-4) - The Conspiracy of Nicephorus Diogenes (1094) 269(24)
TEN: Another Heresy - The Cuman War - The First Crusade (1094-7) 293(40)
ELEVEN: The First Crusade (1097-1104) 333(36)
TWELVE: Domestic Troubles - Second Norman Invasion (1105-7) 369(26)
THIRTEEN: The Conspiracy of Aaron - The Final Defeat of Bohemond - The Treaty of Devol (1107-8) 395(40)
FOURTEEN: Turks, Franks, Cumans and Manichaeans (1108-15) 435(36)
FIFTEEN: Victory over the Turks - The Orphanage - Heresy of the Bogomils - Illness and Death of Alexius (1116-18) 471(46)
Appendix I: Greek Fire 517(1)
Appendix II: The Byzantine Navy 518(1)
Appendix III: Titles 519(1)
Lists of Byzantine Rulers, Popes of Rome, Patriarchs of Constantinople 520(2)
The House of Ducat 522(1)
The House of Comnenus 523(1)
Bibliography 524(2)
Glossary 526(2)
Index of Events 528(10)
Index of Names 538


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