“In a sense, it’s quite an easy task writing a glittering book about Ravenna, because if you just go there, you see these relics of an astonishing culture. But Judith Herrin is absolutely the master of Byzantine Imperial history and late Roman Imperial history. She is someone who knows the whole context—it’s, of course, not just a book about a marshland town in Northern Italy.” Read more...
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