Michael Attaleiates Harvard University Press, 2012 Library of Congress DF503.C813 2012 | Dewey Decimal 949.502
In 1039 Byzantium was the most powerful empire in Europe and the Near East. By 1079 it was a politically unstable state half the size, menaced by enemies on all sides. The History of Michael Attaleiates is our main source for this astonishing reversal. This translation, based on the most recent critical edition, includes notes, maps, and glossary.