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Tradition and transformation in medieval Byzantium

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  title={Tradition and transformation in medieval Byzantium},
  author={Paul Magdalino},
  year={1991}
}
Explores the basic structures and the manifestations of Greek Byzantine identity between the 11th and 14th century and attempts to show how the elite subtly revised its political, religious and cultural outlook. It also considers the role of the Comnenian dynasty in shaping and provoking change. 

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    The Cambridge History of the Byzantine Empire c.500–1492
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