Brill's Companions to the Byzantine World

Editor: Wolfram Brandes
Brill’s Companions to the Byzantine World is a peer reviewed series of research companion volumes providing high-level and up-to-date surveys of current research into all aspects of the Byzantine world from the 4th to the 15th centuries. Volumes deal with cities, regions, monasteries, courts, persons, movements, schools, classical and biblical reception, genres, and more. Written by the foremost specialists in the respective fields, they offer balanced accounts along with an overview of the state of scholarship and a synthesis of debate, pointing the way for future research. The books are normally multi-author volumes, thoroughly planned out at an editorial level to ensure comprehensiveness and cohesion, maximising their value to the student and scholar.

Authors are cordially invited to submit proposals and/or full manuscripts to either the series editor, Professor Wolfram Brandes or the Publisher at Brill , Dr Kate Hammond.

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Managing editor:
Professor Dr Wolfram Brandes, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt.
Aimed at students (advanced undergraduate, graduate) and scholars in all areas of Byzantine studies.