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The history of Psellus

Michael Psellus

The history of Psellus

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History

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    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited with critical notes and indices by Constantine Sathas
    SeriesByzantine texts, Byzantine texts
    ContributionsSathas, Konstantinos N., 1842-1914
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA5355 .A7 1899, DF550 P74
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 384 p. ;
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25452927M
    LC Control Number31000158
    OCLC/WorldCa4254335

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The History Of Psellus Paperback – J by Constantine Sathas (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsCited by: 1. The History of Psellus - Primary Source Edition (Greek Edition) [Psellus, Michael] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The History of Psellus - Primary Source Edition (Greek Edition). Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Psellus, Michael. History of Psellus. New York: AMS Press, (OCoLC) Online version.

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Link to this page view Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page. Finished. The history of Psellus. The history of Psellus. In his introduction to the Chronographia Psellus explains that he had often been pressed to write a history of his own times and that he finally agreed to produce a brief sketch at the special request of a [5] great friend.

This friend, 'most beloved of all men' as Psellus calls him remains unnamed but may have been Constantine Lichudes, a. Michael Psellus, Achilles Tatius, Aristotle, Euripides, Auxentius Saint (d. ), George of Pisidia, George the Pisidian, Heliodorus of Emesa, Heliodorus of Pisidia, Joannes Mauropus abp.

of Euchaita (11th cent), Joannes Xiphilinus (ca. ), John Xiphilinus, Michael Cerularius, Patriarch of Constantinople (ca. ), Psellus family. Genre/Form: Greek prose literature History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Psellus, Michael.

History of Psellus. London: Methuen, (OCoLC) BOOK ONE: BASIL II - [p] THE CHRONOGRAPHIA OF MICHAEL PSELLUS A.D. The Chronographia composed by the most learned and right honourable monk Michael, in which are recounted the deeds of the following Emperors: Basil and Constantine. Genre/Form: Greek prose literature History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Psellus, Michael.

History of The history of Psellus book. London: Methuen, (DLC) The History of Psellus, edited with critical notes and indices by Constantine Sathas.

1st AMS ed. (New York: AMS Press, ), Reprint of the ed. of Chronographia, published by Methuen, London.

Michael Psellus. Chronographia, ed and French trans E. Renauld, 2 vols, (Paris: ) Michael Psellus. Chronographia. Michael Psellos' most famous work is the Chronographia (‘ Chronicle ’) which covers the history of the Byzantine Empire from to CE.

It seemed that his time at court was mere preparation for his true vocation or, as the historian E. Sewter puts it in his introduction to his translation of the Chronographia.

Psellus served as a court advisor and resident intellectual to several of these rulers and had direct contact with most of his subjects, which makes this book a valuable first-person account from an obscure period of Medieval history.

However, Psellus' account is oftentimes less a historical narrative than a piece of deliberate disinformation, as the editor often points out in Cited by: 6. The History of Psellus: : Kōnstantinos N. Sathas, Michael Psellus: Libros en idiomas extranjerosFormat: Tapa dura.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Michael Psellus. A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Psellus, Michael: The Chronographia, trans. by E. Sewter (HTML at Fordham) Help with reading books-- Report a bad link-- Suggest a new listing.

Additional books from the extended shelves: Psellus, Michael: [Medical fragments in Greek] ([Greece?, ?]), also by. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Associated-names Duffy, J. M; O'Meara, D. J Bookplateleaf Boxid Pages: Simon Psellus (Greek: Σίμων ὁ Ψελλός, his epithet Ψελλός was his nickname meaning in Greek: the stutter, flourished 2nd century BC) was an ethnic Jew living in Jerusalem.

Simon's ancestors were contemporary to the rule of the Ptolemaic dynasty and Seleucid dynasty over Judea. He was a wealthy man who served as a priest in the Temple in Jerusalem.

Psellus served as a court advisor and resident intellectual to several of these rulers and had direct contact with most of his subjects, which makes this book a valuable first-person account from an obscure period of Medieval history.4/4(18). Title: The History of Psellus Format: Hardcover Product dimensions: pages, X X 1 in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X 1 in Published: December 4, Publisher: Palala Press Language: English.

Fourteen Byzantine Rulers: The Chronographia of Michael Psellus [Psellus, Michael] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Fourteen Byzantine Rulers: The Chronographia of Michael Psellus/5(32). It is a history of the Byzantine emperors during the century leading up to Psellos' own time. It covers the reigns of fourteen emperors and empresses, beginning with the almost year-long reign of Basil II, the "Bulgar-Slayer" (–), and ending some time during the reign of Michael VII Doukas (–).

It is a history of the Byzantine emperors during the century leading up to Psellos' own time. It covers the reigns of fourteen emperors and empresses, beginning with the almost year-long reign of Basil II, the "Bulgar-Slayer" (&#;), and ending some time during the reign of Michael Brand: Ozymandias Press.

Michael Psellus prepared a classification of demons in the 11th century, which was an inspiration for the classification Francesco Maria Guazzo prepared later. Psellus divided demons into Empyreal (Fiery), Aerial, Subterranean, Lucifugous. Psellus, Michael (known as Constantine before receiving the tonsure).

Born inin Constantinople; died circa or Byzantine political figure, author, and scholar. A prominent official, Psellus was the first director of the Higher School of Philosophy in Constantinople.

He was a member of the circle of educated aristocrats in the capital. BOOK SIX [] ZOE AND THEODORA CONSTANTINE THEODORA - 1.

So the Empire passed into the hands of the two sisters, and for the first time in our lives we saw the transformation of a gynaeconitis **76 into an emperor's council chamber.

What is more, both the civilian population and the military caste were working in harmony under. This book is a philosophical interpretation of Michael Psellos' "Chronographia," an acknowledged masterpiece of Byzantine literature.

Anthony Kaldellis argues that although the "Chronographia" contains a fascinating historical narrative; it is really a disguised philosophical work which, if read carefully, reveals Psellos' revolutionary views on politics and religion. A short list of introductory books and articles likely to be accessible to English readers is appended.

It should be noted that the Cambridge Medieval History, vol. 4, The Eastern Empire,as it stands should be used with caution. The edition is now in process of drastic revision necessitated by the rapid advance of Byzantine.

The first book on your list, Fourteen Byzantine Rulers by Michael Psellus, is an autobiographical history. What made you choose this work.

I decided that it was very important to have a book by a Byzantine, because you get a much stronger sense of the culture and the atmosphere of Byzantium by reading what an individual who lived then wrote. Psellos and the patriarchs: letters and funeral orations for Keroullarios, Leichoudes, and Xiphilinos by Michael Psellus (Book) Iter Psellianum: a detailed listing of manuscript sources for all works attributed to Michael Psellos, including a comprehensive bibliography by Paul Moore (Book).

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PREFACE. SOME three years ago I reviewed an excellent little volume written by Professor Norman Baynes, The Hellenistic Civilization and East Rome. In it he mentions Michael Psellus's famous anecdote about the Byzantine Sclerena and Constantine Size: 2MB.

Fourteen Byzantine Rulers: The Chronographia of Michael Psellus - Ebook written by Michael Psellus. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Fourteen Byzantine Rulers: The Chronographia of Michael Psellus.4/5(5).

Michael Constantine Psellus ( C.E.) was one of the most notable writers and philosophers of the Byzantine era, the driving force behind the university curriculum reform designed to emphasize the Greek classics.

This essential book delves into the life and scholastic contributions of Psellus/5(12). Princeton University Library One Washington Road, Princeton, New Jersey USA phone | fax. Editions for Fourteen Byzantine Rulers: The Chronographia of Michael Psellus: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in Cited by: 6.

Psellus served as a court advisor and resident intellectual to several of these rulers and had direct contact with most of his subjects, which makes this book a valuable first-person account from an obscure period of Medieval history.

However, Psellus' account is oftentimes less a historical narrative than a piece of deliberate disinformation /5(30).

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Fourteen Byzantine rulers: the Chronographia of Michael Psellus. [Michael Psellus] -- A translation of the Chronographia, which forms the principal source of the history of the Eastern Empire during the period (A.D.

) when Byzantium declined from a military power to an effete.