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A Byzantine journey

by Ash, John

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Turkey,
  • Byzantine Empire
    • Subjects:
    • Turkey -- Antiquities, Byzantine.,
    • Turkey -- Description and travel.,
    • Byzantine Empire -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-319) and index.

      StatementJohn Ash.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS155 .A85 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 330 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages330
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1110403M
      ISBN 100679409343
      LC Control Number94036159

      Books shelved as byzantine-history: The Holy War for Constantinople and the Clash of Islam and the West by Roger Crowley, Byzantium: The Surprising. "Sailing to Byzantium" is a poem by William Butler Yeats, first published in the collection The Tower. It comprises four stanzas in ottava rima, each made up of eight lines of iambic uses a journey to Byzantium (Constantinople) as a metaphor for a spiritual explores his thoughts and musings on how immortality, art, and the human spirit may converge.

      From the Holy Mountain is a historical travel book by William Dalrymple that deals with the affairs of the Eastern Christians.. Overview. Dalrymple's third book From the Holy Mountain: A Journey in the Shadow of Byzantium () saw him trace the ties of Eastern Orthodox congregations scattered in the Middle East to their ancient origins; it also deals with the question of how they have Author: William Dalrymple. A Byzantine Journey is a richly detailed portrayal of the cultural history of the Byzantine Empire, recounted episodically as Ash focuses on the surreal landscapes and .

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A Byzantine Journey Hardcover – by John Ash (Author)5/5(6). A Byzantine Journey. A high point of civilization and artistic accomplishment, the Byzantine Empire has also been the object of great misunderstanding and prejudice. This is a portrayal of its cultural history, focusing on its surreal landscapes and fantastic monuments/5.

A Byzantine journey - John Ash - Google Books. A Byzantine Journey is a richly detailed portrayal of the cultural history of the Byzantine Empire, recounted episodically as Ash focuses on the surreal landscapes and the startling monuments surrounding him.

Ash starts in Istanbul and crosses the Sea of Marmara to travel through Anatolia, the region of Asiatic Turkey that was the source of the empire's. A Byzantine Journey (Book): Ash, John: For those interested in a deeper appreciation of the Byzantine Empire and its importance to world history, this engaging, richly detailed travelogue introduces a colorful cast of personalities from the region's fascinating history and provides a detailed description of the art and influences of the time.

Photos. 2 maps. A Byzantine journey 1st ed. by Ash, John. Published by Random House in New York. Written in EnglishCited by: 2. Following Byzantine Journey, and other travel writing, Ash led tours relevant sites and in wrote the script for the documentary "Istanbul for Aficionados".

He has also appeared on a BBC guide to Istanbul. In ADtwo monks, John Moschos and Sophronius the Sophist, embarked on an extraordinary journey across the Byzantine world, from the shores of the Bosphorus to the sand dunes of Egypt. Their aim: to collect the A rich blend of history and spirituality, adventure and politics, laced with the thread of black comedy familiar to readers of /5.

To the fabled city of Byzantium, where they are to present a beautiful and costly hand-illuminated manuscript, the Book of Kells, to the Emperor of all Christendom. Thus begins an expedition by sea and over land, as Aidan becomes, by turns, a warrior and a sailor, a slave and a sly, a Viking and a Saracen, and finally, a man/5().

An English poet’s Byzantine journey. A Byzantine journey. Feb 15th, BACK in the days when John Ash was a rising English poet of the New York School, critics either loved his stiletto wit or loathed it as “camp disdain”. Mr Ash’s new book, “The Parthian Stations”, shows how a decade of living in Istanbul, studying the.

The book is written by an Orthodox bishop and thus has some very harsh comments about Roman Catholicism. While I do not condone such a harsh attitude toward Roman Catholicism from Byzantine Catholics, I find the bishop’s blunt style makes understanding the differences between Eastern and Western spirituality somewhat easier.

The book is a celebration of Byzantine art, and with that celebration comes naturally the Byzantine tradition of nostalgia and lament, which is very familiar to Turkish readers. He peppers his own text with these Byzantine : Nagihan Haliloğlu.

InRichard Fidler and his son Joe made a journey to Istanbul. Fired by Richard's passion for the rich history of the dazzling Byzantine Empire—centered around the legendary Constantinople—we are swept into some of the most extraordinary tales in history/5(78). A Byzantine Journey is exotic, but only because so much of our own heritage has been forgotten or distorted.

Ash reminds us that ancient Constantinople was not at such a cultural remove from. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: A high point of civilization and artistic accomplishment, the Byzantine Empire has also been the object of.

In recent decades, Byzantine studies have come into their own and the empire in which Greco-Roman culture flourished for a thousand years after the fall of Rome is no longer considered as a synonym for decadence and intrigue. A Byzantine journey Item Preview remove-circle Antiquities, Byzantine., Turkey -- Description and travel., Byzantine Empire -- History.

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[John Ash] -- This book is a richly detailed portrayal of the cultural history of the Byzantine Empire. It introduces the reader to an exotic cast of characters, including the impassioned aesthete Theophilus; the.

Throughout, interwoven with the story of Ash's journey, is an ongoing account of Byzantine history and culture - making the book, in the end, a superb amalgam of travelogue and history.

We visit such places as Iznik (whose Byzantine name "Nicaea" is preserved in "the Nicene Creed"), Afyon, Amorion, Konya, Karatay Madrese, Binbir Kilise, the cave monasteries of Cappadocia, and the Pantokrator Monastery 5/5.

Poetic inspiration A Byzantine journey. Print edition | Books and arts Mr Ash's new book, “The Parthian Stations”, shows how a decade of living in Istanbul, studying the heritage of.

Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this A Byzantine Journey study guide and get instant access to the following. Critical Essays; Analysis; You'll also get. 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.Shuttling between Roman times andwhen Ottoman warlord Mehemet the Conqueror captured Constantinople, destroying the Byzantine Empire, this delightful travel memoir links episodes from Byzantine.John Ash is the author of A Byzantine Journey ( avg rating, 42 ratings, 5 reviews, published ), From the Earth to the Table ( avg rating, 31 /5.