The History of Byzantium

The fruits of the recovery were unevenly distributed. The wealthy landowners of the plateau were building huge estates and developing family histories to go with them.


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We explore arguments for and against the idea that commerce was a huge source of revenue for Byzantium.


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The Romans are finally recovering from three centuries of struggle. One of the lesser-discussed reasons for this was the payments made to the elites for their loyalty.


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