The Chronicle of Theophanes Confessor

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Author  Theophanes the Confessor
Publisher  Clarendon Press
Publication Date   July 10, 1997
ISBN  0198225687
Pages  848

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Theophanes the Confessor (d.818) was a Byzantine abbot who fell victim to the Iconoclastic persecution. The Chronicle that goes under his name, written in Greek, is here translated in full for the first time, together with an introduction and commentary. It provides a unique source for the history of the Byzantine Empire to AD 813, as well as the history of the Persians, Arabs, Bulgarians, and other neighboring peoples.

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