Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Edinburgh History of the Greeks, c. 500 to 1050The Early Middle Ages$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Florin Curta

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780748638093

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638093.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM EDINBURGH SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.edinburgh.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Edinburgh University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in ESO for personal use.date: 26 May 2020

Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction
Source:
The Edinburgh History of the Greeks, c. 500 to 1050
Author(s):

Florin Curta

Siu-lun Wong

Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638093.003.0003

Although the early medieval period is one of great significance for the history of medieval Greece, its systematic study began comparatively late, and only as a reaction to the theories of the German journalist Jakob Philipp Fallmerayer. The obsessive preoccupation with the problem of ethnic continuity may be at least in part responsible for the lack of interest in any other aspect of the history of early medieval Greece. The foundation of the Ecole Française d’Athènes, the Imperial (later German) Institute in Athens, the American School of Classical Studies, and the British School of Archaeology at Athens had a great impact on the study of the “Middle Byzantine” period in Greece, while Greek contributions focused primarily on sigillography and numismatics.

Keywords:   Slavs, archaeology, sigillography, epigraphy, numismatics

Edinburgh Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.