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George Akropolites: The History

The History of George Akropolites describes an exceptional period in Byzantine history, between the loss of Constantinople to the forces of the Fourth Crusade in 1204 and the reconquest of the city by Michael VIII Palaiologos in 1261. Ruth Macrides’s English translation of the text, a long-awaited publication based on her 1978 doctoral thesis, isContinue reading “George Akropolites: The History”