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The Sea in the Pre-Columbian World
Author: Elizabeth P. Benson
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Dumbarton Oaks Conference on the Olmec
Author: Elizabeth P. Benson
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Early Christian and Byzantine Political Philosophy
Origins and Background
Author: Francis Dvornik
The Nature of the Bibliotheca of Photius
Author: Warren T. Treadgold
The Homilies of Photius, Patriarch of Constantinople
Author: Cyril Mango
People and Power in Byzantium
An Introduction to Modern Byzantine Studies
Author: Alexander Kazhdan, Author: Giles Constable
The Division of Nature
Author: I. P. Sheldon-Williams, Author: John J. O'Meara
Russian Travelers to Constantinople in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries
Author: George P. Majeska
Private Religious Foundations in the Byzantine Empire
Author: John Philip Thomas
Sabas, Leader of Palestinian Monasticism
A Comparative Study in Eastern Monasticism, Fourth to Seventh Centuries
Author: Joseph Patrich