Photius

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Author  Photius
Publisher  Bristol Classical Press
Publication Date   May 26, 1994
ISBN  0715626124
Pages  276

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Photius was a ninth-century patriarch of Constantinople who compiled summaries of 280 books he had read, known at the Bibliotheca. It deals with Attic, Hellenistic, Roman imperial and Byzantine sources, about half of which are now lost. Here Nigel Wilson presents an annotated edition in translation of a wide selection from these book reviews, with the aim of revealing the breadth of Photius' interests.

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