Thessaloniki, the second most important city after Constantinople in the Byzantine Empire, enjoyed periods of economic prosperity and spiritual and artistic zenith, in which monuments of great significance for the development of Byzantine civilization were created. This book reveals to visitors Thessaloniki’s Byzantine facade, through traces left by 2,300 years of history. The texts and the lavish illustrations eloquently narrate the Byzantine city’s history.

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    Thessalokiki, the most important city in the Byzantine empire alter Constaninople, experienced periods of great economic prosperity and cultural and artistic flowering that created monuments of great importance in the development of Byzantine civilisation.

    “Wandering in Byzantine Thessaloniki” reveals the Byzantine face of the city to the modern visitor, through the marks stamped on it by 2,300 years of history.

    The text describes and evaluates all the most recent evidence for the Byzantine monuments of the city; together with the lavish illustrations, it offers an elegant account of the history of Byzantine civilisation, enticing visitors along the major streets and narrow alleyways of the Upper Town and introducin them, through the expertise of the specialist and the love of the admirer, to the enchantment of its unique monuments.

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    Weight 620 g
    Dimensions 15 × 22 cm
    Binding

    Avaliable in

    English, German, Greek

    Pages

    224

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    259 εικόνες, 25 σχέδια

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Wandering in Byzantine Thessaloniki

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Thessaloniki, the second most important city after Constantinople in the Byzantine Empire, enjoyed periods of economic prosperity and spiritual and artistic zenith, in which monuments of great significance for the development of Byzantine civilization were created. This book reveals to visitors Thessaloniki’s Byzantine facade, through traces left by 2,300 years of history. The texts and the lavish illustrations eloquently narrate the Byzantine city’s history.

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