Selected Bibliography


  1. A.H.M. Jones, Maps of the Later Roman Empire (Blackwell, Oxford, 1964).
  2. H. Kinder and W. Hilgemann, The Penguin Atlas of World History Vol. I (Penguin, London, 1974).
  3. C. McEvedy, The Penguin Atlas of Ancient History (Penguin, London, 1967).
  4. C. McEvedy, The New Penguin Atlas of Medieval History (Penguin, London, year unspecified).
  5. C. McEvedy, The Penguin Atlas of Modern History (Penguin, London, 1967).
  6. M. Ruthven, Historical Atlas of Islam (Harvard, MA, 2004).
  7. C. Scarre, Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome (Penguin, London, 1995).
  8. Earth History (Earth Books, Denver, 1991).
  9. The Cassell Atlas of World History (Cassell, London, 1997).
  10. The Times Atlas of European History (Time, London, 1994).
  11. The Times Altlas of World History (Time, London, 1978).

Books on Byzantium

  1. M. Angold. The Byzantine Empire 1025-1204: a political history (Longman, London, 1984).
  2. J.F. Haldon, Byzantium in the 7th Century (Cambridge U. Press, Cambridge, 1990).
  3. J.F. Haldon, Warfare, State and Society in the Byzantine World 565-1204 (UCL Press, London, 1999).
  4. R.M. Kean, Forgotten Power BYZANTIUM Bulwark of Christianity (Thalmus, Shropshire, 2006).
  5. W.E. Kaegi, Byzantium and the early Islamic Conquests (Cambridge U. Press, Cambridge, 1992).
  6. E.N. Luttwak, The Grand Strategy of the Byzantine Empire (Harvard, Cambridge Mass., 2009)
  7. C. Mango, Byzantium: The Empire of New Rome (Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1980).
  8. J.J. Norwich, Byzantium (in 3 volumes) (Penguin, London, 1990-1995).
  9. G. Ostrogorsky, History of the Byzantine State (Oxford U. Press, Oxford, 1968).
  10. P. Sherrard, Byzantium (Time-Life, 1968)
  11. W. Treadgold, The Byzantine Revival 780-842 (Stanford U. Press, California, 1988).
  12. W. Treadgold, A History of the Byzantine State and Society (Stanford U. Press, California, 1997).
  13. C. Wells, Sailing from Byzantium (Random House, New York, 2006)
  14. M. Whittow, The Making of Byzantium, 600-1025 (U. of California Press, Berkely, 1996).

Other Books

  1. R. Collins, Early Medieval Europe 300-1000 (MacMillan, London, 1991)
  2. P. Dixon, Barbarian Europe (Elsevier-Phaidon, Oxford,1976).
  3. P. Galliou and M. Jones, The Bretons (Blackwell, Oxford, 1991).
  4. E. Gibbon. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1782)
  5. A. Grabois, Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Medieval Civilization (Octopus, London, 1980).
  6. P. Green, The Hellenistic Age (The Modern Library, New York, 2007).
  7. P. Heather, The Goths (Blackwell, Oxford, 1996).
  8. J. Keegan, A History of Warfare (Vintage, New York, 1993).
  9. J. McCarthy, The Ottoman Peoples and the End of Empire (Arnold, London, 2002).
  10. H.St.L.B. Moss, The Birth of the Middle Ages (Oxford U. Press, Oxford, 1935).
  11. H. Pirenne, Mohammed and Charlemagne (Allen & Unwin, London, 1939).
  12. C. Ponting, World History: A New Perspective (Pimlico, London, 2001).

Web-sites (other than wikipedia)

  1. C. Nüssli, Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe
  2. Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
  3. De Imperatoribus Romanis
  4. François Velde The Holy Roman Empire
  5. Kelly L. Ross, ROME AND ROMANIA, 27 BC-1453 AD
  6. Internet Medieval Sourcebook --- Maps and Images
  7. (North-African history at)
  8. Mike Duncan, The History of Rome (podcast)

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