Roman identity in Byzantium: a critical approach

  title={Roman identity in Byzantium: a critical approach},
  author={Ioannis Stouraitis},
  journal={Byzantinische Zeitschrift},
  pages={175 - 220}
Abstract Collective identity in the so-called Byzantine Empire is a much-debated issue that has drawn a lot of attention over the years. The current paper attempts a critical assessment of the hitherto main lines of thinking about Byzantine identity, focussing on the period between the seventh and the thirteenth centuries. By proposing an alternative view on source material based on a comprehensive theoretical framework, I argue that a conceptualization of the collective identity of this… Expand
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