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The Concept of the Elect Nation in Byzantium.

9789004349476

The Concept of the Elect Nation in Byzantium

Shay Eshel

BRILL

2018

224 pages

$90.00

Hardcover

The Medieval Mediterranean; Volume 113

DF552

Exploring how the Old Testament paradigm of the Elect Nation influenced Byzantium and its history, Eshel argues that the biblical model of the ancient Israelites was a prominent factor in the evolution of Roman-Byzantine national awareness between the seventh and 13th centuries. His topics include the Elect Nation concept as part of the Byzantine response to the calamities of the seventh century, the institutional adoption and use of the Elect Nation concept from Heraklios to Leo III, and the Macedonian Dynasty and the expanding empire in the ninth and tenth centuries. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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Title Annotation:Shay Eshel
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Date:May 1, 2018
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