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Byzantium's Balkan Frontier : A Political Study of the Northern Balkans, 900-1204.

By: Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2000Copyright date: ©2000Description: 1 online resource (366 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780511150562
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Byzantium's Balkan Frontier : A Political Study of the Northern Balkans, 900–1204DDC classification:
  • 949.502
LOC classification:
  • DR39 .S76 2000
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Contents:
Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- A note on citation and transliteration -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- MAPS AND FRONTIERS -- CONTENTS AND CONTEXTS -- ARCHAEOLOGICAL EVIDENCE -- CHAPTER ONE Bulgaria and beyond: the Northern Balkans (c. 900-963) -- SYMEON'S BULGARIA, 894-927 -- PETER'S BULGARIA, 927-967 -- THE DE ADMINISTRANDO IMPERIO -- BEYOND BULGARIA: THE SERBS -- THE CROATS AND ROMANI -- THE PECHENEGS -- THE RUS -- THE DE CERIMONIIS: TAXIS AND HIERARCHY -- THE MAGYARS -- BEYOND BULGARIA -- CHAPTER TWO The Byzantine occupation of Bulgaria (963-1025) -- NICEPHORUS II PHOCAS' NORTHERN POLICY -- JOHN I TZIMISCES AND THE RESTORATION OF THE DANUBE FRONTIER -- THE REORGANIZATION OF NORTERN BULGARIA, 971-976 -- THE REVOLT OF THE COMETOPULI -- BASIL II AND BULGARIA -- BASIL 'THE PEACEMAKER'? -- BASIL THE 'BULGAR-SLAYER'? -- THE RHETORIC AND REALITY OF BASIL'S BULGARIAN WARS -- A NEW 'BULGARIA' -- CHA PTER THREE Northern nomads (1025-1100) -- FRONTIER POLICY IN PARISTRION AFTER BASIL II -- EMPORIA ON THE LOWER DANUBE: INCENTIVES TO TRADE -- THE PECHENEG WARS, 1046-1053 -- PECHENEGS IN ARISTRION 1053-1072 -- THE LOSS OF PARADOUNAVON -- THE RECOVERY OF PARADOUNAVON -- ALEXIUS' REORGANIZATION OF PARADOUNAVON -- PARADOUNAVON IN TWELFTH CENTURY -- FRONTIERS, SCYTHIANS AND SEMI-BARBARIANS -- THE FRONTIER AND THE IMPERIAL IMAGE, 1025-1100 -- CONCLUSIONS -- CHAPTER FOUR Southern Slavs (1025-1100) -- BYZANTINE AUTHORITY IN THE SLAVIC PERIPHERY AFTER 1025 -- FOUR REBELLIONS, 1040-1042 -- BULGARIA, 1043-1071 -- DUKLJA, 1043-1071 -- TURMOIL IN THE WESTERN BALKANS AFTER 1071 -- THE BYZANTINE RECOVERY -- THEOPYLACT OF OHRID IN BULGARIA -- THEOPHYLACT OF OHRID ON BULGARIA: THE BARBAROS OIKOUMENE -- CONCLUSIONS -- CHAPTER FIVE The rise of the west, I: Normans and Crusaders (1081-1118).
THE NORMANS IN SOUTHERN ITALY, 1059-1081 -- DYRRACHIUM IN THE LATER ELEVENTH CENTURY -- THE NORMAN INVASION OF DYRRACHIUM IN 1081 -- THE VENETIAN ALLIANCE -- NORMANS IN THE WESTERN BALKANS, 1082-1084 -- THE FIRST CRUSADE -- BOHEMOND RETURNS, 1104-1108 -- DYRRACHIUM IN THE TWELFTH CENTURY -- CONCLUSIONS -- CHAPTER SIX The rise of the west, II: Hungarians and Venetians (1100-1143) -- HUNGARY'S BORDER WITH BYZANTIUM IN THE LATER ELEVENTH CENTURY -- TRADE AND THE MARITIME CITIES IN DALMATIA -- THE HUNGARIAN INVASION OF DALMATIA -- THE VENETIAN RESPONSE -- JOHN II COMNENUS AND DALMATIA -- JOHN II COMNENUS AND THE HUNGARIANS -- CHAPTER SEVEN Manuel I Comnenus confronts the West (1143-1156) -- MANUEL'S MARRIAGE TO BERTHA OF SULZBACH -- THE PASSAGE OF THE SECOND CRUSADE THROUGH THE NORTHERN BALKANS -- THE NORMAN ASSAULT AND THE TREATY OF THESSALONICA, 1147-1148 -- THE EARLY YEARS OF THE REIGN OF MANUEL I COMNENUS: RAŠKA -- THE EARLY YEARS OF THE REIGN OF MANUEL I COMNENUS: DALMATIA -- THE EARLY YEARS OF THE REIGN OF MANUEL I COMNENUS: SIRMIUM -- THE RHETORIC OF THE HUNGARIAN CONFLICTS, 1150-1155 -- 1143-1156: A CHANGE IN PRIORITIES -- CHAPTER EIGHT Advancing the frontier: the annexation of Sirmium and Dalmatia (1156-1180) -- REFORTIFYING THE FRONTIER: BELGRADE AND BRANICEVO -- MANUEL I COMNENUS AND THE SERBS OF RAŠKA -- FRANGOCHORION AND THE HUNGARIAN ROYAL SUCCESSION -- THE ANNEXATION OF SIRMIUM AND DALMATIA -- 'PERSONAL UNION' AND 'FEUDAL SUBJECTION' -- THE END OF THE CONFLICTS WITH HUNGARY, 1166-1167 -- BYZANTINE AUTHORITY IN DALMATIA, 1166-1180 -- WHAT WAS MANUEL'S INTEREST IN DALMATIA? -- MANUEL'S LAST YEARS: RAŠKA AND HUNGARY -- SERBS, HUNGARIANS AND THE 'IERARCHY OF STATES' AFTER 1160 -- MISGUIDED IMPERIALISM? -- CHAPTER NINE Casting of the 'Byzantine Yoke' (1180-1204) -- POLITICAL CULTURE AND FACTION IN CONSTANTINOPLE, 1180-1204.
REGIONAL SEPARATISM -- THE HUNGARIAN ANNEXATION OF DALMATIA AND SIRMIUM, 180-1185 -- THE NORMAN INVASION, 1185-1186 -- THE VLACH-BULGAR REBELLION, 1185-1187 -- THE PASSAGE OF THE THIRD CRUSADE THROUGH THE NORTHERN BALKANS -- SERBS, VLACHS AND BULGARS, 1190-1196 -- BYZANTIUM'S DECLINING RESTIGE AND RETREATING FRONTIERS, 1196-1200 -- RECOGNITION FOR THE 'SECOND BULGARIAN EMPIRE' -- A NOTE ON THE FOURTH CRUSADE -- THE 'BYZANTINE YOKE' -- Conclusions -- Bibliography -- PRIMARY SOURCES -- SECONDARY LITERATURE -- Index.
Summary: A history of the relations between Byzantium and the Balkan peoples, 900-1204.
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Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- A note on citation and transliteration -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- MAPS AND FRONTIERS -- CONTENTS AND CONTEXTS -- ARCHAEOLOGICAL EVIDENCE -- CHAPTER ONE Bulgaria and beyond: the Northern Balkans (c. 900-963) -- SYMEON'S BULGARIA, 894-927 -- PETER'S BULGARIA, 927-967 -- THE DE ADMINISTRANDO IMPERIO -- BEYOND BULGARIA: THE SERBS -- THE CROATS AND ROMANI -- THE PECHENEGS -- THE RUS -- THE DE CERIMONIIS: TAXIS AND HIERARCHY -- THE MAGYARS -- BEYOND BULGARIA -- CHAPTER TWO The Byzantine occupation of Bulgaria (963-1025) -- NICEPHORUS II PHOCAS' NORTHERN POLICY -- JOHN I TZIMISCES AND THE RESTORATION OF THE DANUBE FRONTIER -- THE REORGANIZATION OF NORTERN BULGARIA, 971-976 -- THE REVOLT OF THE COMETOPULI -- BASIL II AND BULGARIA -- BASIL 'THE PEACEMAKER'? -- BASIL THE 'BULGAR-SLAYER'? -- THE RHETORIC AND REALITY OF BASIL'S BULGARIAN WARS -- A NEW 'BULGARIA' -- CHA PTER THREE Northern nomads (1025-1100) -- FRONTIER POLICY IN PARISTRION AFTER BASIL II -- EMPORIA ON THE LOWER DANUBE: INCENTIVES TO TRADE -- THE PECHENEG WARS, 1046-1053 -- PECHENEGS IN ARISTRION 1053-1072 -- THE LOSS OF PARADOUNAVON -- THE RECOVERY OF PARADOUNAVON -- ALEXIUS' REORGANIZATION OF PARADOUNAVON -- PARADOUNAVON IN TWELFTH CENTURY -- FRONTIERS, SCYTHIANS AND SEMI-BARBARIANS -- THE FRONTIER AND THE IMPERIAL IMAGE, 1025-1100 -- CONCLUSIONS -- CHAPTER FOUR Southern Slavs (1025-1100) -- BYZANTINE AUTHORITY IN THE SLAVIC PERIPHERY AFTER 1025 -- FOUR REBELLIONS, 1040-1042 -- BULGARIA, 1043-1071 -- DUKLJA, 1043-1071 -- TURMOIL IN THE WESTERN BALKANS AFTER 1071 -- THE BYZANTINE RECOVERY -- THEOPYLACT OF OHRID IN BULGARIA -- THEOPHYLACT OF OHRID ON BULGARIA: THE BARBAROS OIKOUMENE -- CONCLUSIONS -- CHAPTER FIVE The rise of the west, I: Normans and Crusaders (1081-1118).

THE NORMANS IN SOUTHERN ITALY, 1059-1081 -- DYRRACHIUM IN THE LATER ELEVENTH CENTURY -- THE NORMAN INVASION OF DYRRACHIUM IN 1081 -- THE VENETIAN ALLIANCE -- NORMANS IN THE WESTERN BALKANS, 1082-1084 -- THE FIRST CRUSADE -- BOHEMOND RETURNS, 1104-1108 -- DYRRACHIUM IN THE TWELFTH CENTURY -- CONCLUSIONS -- CHAPTER SIX The rise of the west, II: Hungarians and Venetians (1100-1143) -- HUNGARY'S BORDER WITH BYZANTIUM IN THE LATER ELEVENTH CENTURY -- TRADE AND THE MARITIME CITIES IN DALMATIA -- THE HUNGARIAN INVASION OF DALMATIA -- THE VENETIAN RESPONSE -- JOHN II COMNENUS AND DALMATIA -- JOHN II COMNENUS AND THE HUNGARIANS -- CHAPTER SEVEN Manuel I Comnenus confronts the West (1143-1156) -- MANUEL'S MARRIAGE TO BERTHA OF SULZBACH -- THE PASSAGE OF THE SECOND CRUSADE THROUGH THE NORTHERN BALKANS -- THE NORMAN ASSAULT AND THE TREATY OF THESSALONICA, 1147-1148 -- THE EARLY YEARS OF THE REIGN OF MANUEL I COMNENUS: RAŠKA -- THE EARLY YEARS OF THE REIGN OF MANUEL I COMNENUS: DALMATIA -- THE EARLY YEARS OF THE REIGN OF MANUEL I COMNENUS: SIRMIUM -- THE RHETORIC OF THE HUNGARIAN CONFLICTS, 1150-1155 -- 1143-1156: A CHANGE IN PRIORITIES -- CHAPTER EIGHT Advancing the frontier: the annexation of Sirmium and Dalmatia (1156-1180) -- REFORTIFYING THE FRONTIER: BELGRADE AND BRANICEVO -- MANUEL I COMNENUS AND THE SERBS OF RAŠKA -- FRANGOCHORION AND THE HUNGARIAN ROYAL SUCCESSION -- THE ANNEXATION OF SIRMIUM AND DALMATIA -- 'PERSONAL UNION' AND 'FEUDAL SUBJECTION' -- THE END OF THE CONFLICTS WITH HUNGARY, 1166-1167 -- BYZANTINE AUTHORITY IN DALMATIA, 1166-1180 -- WHAT WAS MANUEL'S INTEREST IN DALMATIA? -- MANUEL'S LAST YEARS: RAŠKA AND HUNGARY -- SERBS, HUNGARIANS AND THE 'IERARCHY OF STATES' AFTER 1160 -- MISGUIDED IMPERIALISM? -- CHAPTER NINE Casting of the 'Byzantine Yoke' (1180-1204) -- POLITICAL CULTURE AND FACTION IN CONSTANTINOPLE, 1180-1204.

REGIONAL SEPARATISM -- THE HUNGARIAN ANNEXATION OF DALMATIA AND SIRMIUM, 180-1185 -- THE NORMAN INVASION, 1185-1186 -- THE VLACH-BULGAR REBELLION, 1185-1187 -- THE PASSAGE OF THE THIRD CRUSADE THROUGH THE NORTHERN BALKANS -- SERBS, VLACHS AND BULGARS, 1190-1196 -- BYZANTIUM'S DECLINING RESTIGE AND RETREATING FRONTIERS, 1196-1200 -- RECOGNITION FOR THE 'SECOND BULGARIAN EMPIRE' -- A NOTE ON THE FOURTH CRUSADE -- THE 'BYZANTINE YOKE' -- Conclusions -- Bibliography -- PRIMARY SOURCES -- SECONDARY LITERATURE -- Index.

A history of the relations between Byzantium and the Balkan peoples, 900-1204.

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