Category Archives: Byzantine Greece

Mapping the Jewish Communities of the Byzantine Empire

Scholars at Cambridge are busy mapping the Jewish communities of the Byzantine Empire, which is no easy task. The evidence is fragmentary and quite dispersed. Here’s an overview of the the project from their website: “The aim of the project … Continue reading

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Anastasioupolis: A Lost Byzantine City in Need of a Conservation Program

Well, not lost entirely; I found it, after all. But it certainly feels that way. I had the chance to visit it a couple of weeks ago while traveling through northern Greece. We couldn’t find it on our first attempt. … Continue reading

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