Byzantine Macedonia: Identity, Image and History

Edited by John Burke and Roger Scott

Byzantina Australiensia vol. 13 (Melbourne 2000)

ISBN: 1 876503 06 8; ISSN: 0725-3079

xviii + 231 pages

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This is volume 1 of the proceedings of the Byzantine Macedonia conference held in Melbourne in 1995.  These nineteen papers are invaluable to anyone interested in the Macedonian heritage or in the economy, administration, history and representation of Macedonia during the course of the Byzantine empire.  Vol. 2, Byzantine Macedonia: Art, Architecture, Music and Hagiography, edited by R. Scott and J. Burke, is published separately by the National Centre for Hellenic Studies and Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne.

CONTENTS

Angeliki Laiou, Thessaloniki and Macedonia in the Byzantine Period

Johannes Koder, Macedonians and Macedonia in Byzantine Spatial Thinking

Ioannis Tarnanidis, The Macedonians of the Byzantine Period

Johannes Irmscher, The Image of Macedonia As Found in Byzantine Historians

Andreas Schminck, The Beginnings and Origins of the ‘Macedonian’ Dynasty

Dion Smythe, Macedonians in Eleventh- and Twelfth-Century Byzantine Historiography

Apostolos Karpozilos, Macedonia as Reflected in the Epistolography of the Fourteenth Century

Martha Grigoriou-Ioannidou, The “kath emas glossa” in the Mauros’ and Kuober’s Episode (Miracula S. Demetrii 291)

Dionyssia Missiou, The Importance of Macedonia During the Byzantine Era

Athanasios Karathanassis, Philip and Alexander of Macedon in the Literature of the Palaiologan Era

J.H.W.G. Liebeschuetz, The Government of the Late Roman City with Special Reference to Thessaloniki

Alkmene Stavridou-Zafraka, The Development of the Theme Organisation in Macedonia

Gerhard Podskalsky, Two Archbishops of Achrida (Ochrid) and Their Significance for Macedonia’s Secular and Church History: Theophylaktos and Demetrios Chomatenos

Demetrios Constantelos, Classical Greek Heritage in the Epistles of Theophylaktos of Achrida

Rosemary Morris, The Athonites and Their Neighbours in Macedonia in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries

Triantafyllitsa Maniati-Kokkini, Clergy and Laity ‘Opponents’ in Claims for Privileges and Land from the Twelfth to the Fourteenth Century

Michael Jeffreys, Manuel Komnenos’ Macedonian Military Camps: A Glamorous Alternative Court?

V. Nerantzi-Varmazi, Western Macedonia in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

Angeliki Laiou, The Economy of Byzantine Macedonia in the Palaiologan Period