The Emperor in the Byzantine World

@inproceedings{Tougher2019TheEI,
  title={The Emperor in the Byzantine World},
  author={Shaun Fitzroy Tougher},
  year={2019}
}
T he publication being reviewed is a result of the Symposium of Byzantine Studies held in Cardiff between 25 and 27 April 2014; the symposium was devoted to the subject of the emperor in the Byzantine world. Fergus Millar’s The Emperor in the Roman World (31 BC – AD 337) was a direct inspiration for the Symposium’s considerations because, as its editor claims, there is no equivalent in historiography with regard to the Byzantine emperors (p. 1). The presented volume is divided into five Parts… 
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