Byzantine

An arcane topic to most people, Syriac sources help shed a more complex light on the history of the Middle East from late antiquity to the Middle Ages. They reveal a non-imperial epoch and its rich contributions to the cultural and religious...

In this presentation, Glen W. Bowersock, Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies, discusses the emergence and interrelated fates of Rome, Constantinople, and Moscow. Rome became the capital of a...