- Title Pages
1Voices of Dissent: Preaching and Negotiating Authority
2Voices of Consent: Imperial Rhetoricians, Theatra and Patronage
- Introduction to Part II
3The Deliberative Voice: The Dialogue with the Empress-Mother on Marriage
4The Didactic Voice: The Foundations of an Imperial Education
5The Didactic Voice: The Orations (Seven Ethico-Political Orations)
6The Narrative Voice: The Funeral Oration on His Brother Theodore, Despot of Morea
7Towards a Renewed Vision of Imperial Authority
Appendix 1Members of Manuel II’s Literary Circle
Appendix 2The Contents and Structure of Manuel II’s Foundations
Appendix 3Translation of Gemistos Plethon’s Preface to Manuel II’s Funeral Oration
Appendix 4Network of Ecclesiastics and Rhetoricians during Manuel II’s Reign
- Imperial Visions of Late Byzantium
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