Twelfth century ‘Byzantine’-Turkish relations

Here we present selected parts of the paper titled “«The sons of Hagar» in Archbishop Eustathios’ The capture of Thessaloniki. Some evidence concerning late twelfth century Byzantine-Turkish relations“, by Gerasimos A. Merianos. Continue reading “Twelfth century ‘Byzantine’-Turkish relations”

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The Abbasid Greco–Arabic translation movement; the cultural rivalry & exchanges with the Eastern Roman Empire

Here we present selected parts of the very informative paper titled “Arabo-Byzantine Traffic of Manuscripts and the Connections between the Graeco-Arabic Translation Movement and the First Byzantine ’Renaissance’ (9th-10th Centuries)“, by Jakub Sypiański. Continue reading “The Abbasid Greco–Arabic translation movement; the cultural rivalry & exchanges with the Eastern Roman Empire”

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