THE CITY

 

WRITERS

Michael Psellos, 11th C
Chronographia
Encomium of his Mother
Synopsis of Rhetoric
Abrahamse reviews Kaldellis

Anna Comnena, 12th C
Alexiad, excerpts

Eustathios on 1184

Choniates on 1204

Manuel II, 1350-1425
Letters

On the Virtue of a King

Pero Tafur on 1437-1438
John VIII Palaiologos

Kritovulos on 1453

Sphrantzes on 1453

Gennadios Scholarios
Excerpt, Epistle to Orators


VATICAN MANUSCRIPTS

1139, John II Komnenos to the Pope
1141, John II Komnenos to the Pope
1146, Manuel Komnenos on the Crusades
1439, Document of Union

A Frosting of Peacocks
Anicia Juliana and Ag. Polyeuktos

The Owls of Constantinople
Anicia Juliana and Mehmed II

Ivory

 

PALAIOLOGOI

Manuel II
John VIII
Thomas, Despot
Constantine XI

Period Portraits

Signatures

Bessarion
Bessarion as Magus

Plethon

Bessarion's Nazi
Cleofe Malatesta and Theodoros Palaiologos
Visiting with the Palaiologues

Sophia of Montferrat
Constantine Palaiologos


ARTICLES

C. J. Hilsdale
"Constructing a Greek Augusta"

Art Bulletin

Jeffrey Walker
"Memories, Dreams and Jokes"



Dumbarton Oaks
DOP 1999-2003
Resources

 



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