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Runciman, Steven 1903-2000

Overview
Works: 1,166 works in 2,606 publications in 6 languages and 28,716 library holdings
Genres: History  Military history  Biography  Anecdotes  Church history 
Roles: Honoree, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Editor, Collector, Other, Contributor
Classifications: D157, 940.18
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Most widely held works by Steven Runciman
A history of the Crusades by Steven Runciman ( Book )
107 editions published between 1951 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 3,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the holy war of 1202 during which zealous Crusaders, determined to liberate Jerusalem from Islam, rerouted to Constantinople, where over the course of two years they committed mass rape, murder, and destruction
Byzantine style and civilization by Steven Runciman ( Book )
126 editions published between 1933 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book is intended to give a general picture of the civilization of the Roman Empire during the period when its capital was Constantinople
The First Crusade by Steven Runciman ( Book )
53 editions published between 1951 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally published in 1951-54 as v. 1 of A history of the Crusades. A narrative account of the four-year journey and battle to save the Holy Land which closes with the Crusaders' capture of Jerusalem
The fall of Constantinople, 1453 by Steven Runciman ( Book )
68 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Constantinople fell to the Sultan Mehmet II on the 29th May 1453. It was the last stronghold of the Byzantine Empire and it had little hope of holding out against the all conquering Turks. Its lose was a blow to Western Christendom, it meant the security of the Ottoman Empire for many centuries and the enslavement of the Greeks for nearly four hundred years. Besides marking the end of the Byzantine Empire it did contribute to the rise of the European Renaissance due to the exodus of scholars from the sticken city. The dramatic event leading up to the siege and the fall itself are graphically described by one of the great historians and writers of our Time
The Eastern schism; a study of the papacy and the Eastern Churches during the XIth and XIIth centuries by Steven Runciman ( Book )
59 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in English and held by 1,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on seven Waynflete Lectures delivered at Magdalen College, Oxford in 1954
The Sicilian Vespers; a history of the Mediterranean world in the later thirteenth century by Steven Runciman ( Book )
61 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Den sicilianske vesper - massakren på franskmændene i Palermo 30. marts 1282 - blev en afgørende begivenhed i middelalderens historie
The medieval Manichee, a study of the Christian dualist heresy by Steven Runciman ( Book )
77 editions published between 1947 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Great Church in captivity: a study of the Patriarchate of Constantinople from the eve of the Turkish conquest to the Greek War of Independence by Steven Runciman ( Book )
27 editions published between 1968 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The last Byzantine renaissance by Steven Runciman ( Book )
16 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Emperor Romanus Lecapenus and his reign; a study of tenth-century Byzantium by Steven Runciman ( Book )
48 editions published between 1929 and 1999 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Byzantine theocracy by Steven Runciman ( Book )
19 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The white rajahs; a history of Sarawak from 1841 to 1946 by Steven Runciman ( Book )
26 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lost capital of Byzantium the history of Mistra and the Peloponnese by Steven Runciman ( )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clinging to a rugged hillside in the lush valley of Sparta lies Mistra, one of the most dramatically beautiful Byzantine cities in Greece, a place steeped in history, myth and romance. Following the Frankish conquest of the Peloponnese in the 13th century, William II of Villehardouin built a great castle on a hill near Sparta that later came to be known as Mistra. Ten years later, in a battle in northern Greece, Villehardouin was defeated and captured by the Byzantine Emperor. The terms for his release included giving Mistra to the Byzantine Greeks. Under their rule, the city flourished and de
Mistra : Byzantine capital of the Peloponnese by Steven Runciman ( Book )
9 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Orthodox churches and the secular state by Steven Runciman ( Book )
14 editions published between 1971 and 1986 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of the first Bulgarian empire by Steven Runciman ( Book )
15 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geschichte der Kreuzzüge by Steven Runciman ( Book )
47 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le manichéisme médiéval, l'hérésie dualiste dans le christianisme by Steven Runciman ( Book )
20 editions published between 1949 and 1972 in French and Italian and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of the crusades, vol. 1 : The first crusade and the foundation of the Kingdom of Jerusalem by Steven Runciman ( Book )
57 editions published between 1951 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Byzantine style, religion, and civilization : in honour of Sir Steven Runciman ( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Steven Runciman was one of the greatest Byzantinists of the twentieth century. This collection of essays is by many of the most eminent Byzantinists in Britain on topics which would have interested him. The thread tying them together is that of Byzantine style and civilization, the title of one of his most read books. These cutting-edge contributions represent the most recent research on Byzantine history and culture, on topics such as Greek fire, the archaeology of the silk trade in Greece, monasteries for eunuchs
 
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Alternative Names
R"nsiman, Stiv"n.
Ranshiman 1903-2000
Ranshiman, S. 1903-2000
Ranshiman, Sutībun 1903-2000
Rānsīmān, Istīvin 1903-2000
Ransiman, Stēben 1903-2000
Ransiman, Stēven 1903-2000
Ransiman, Stifin
Rānsimān, Stīfin 1903-2000
Ransiman, Stiven 1903-2000
Rānsimān, Stīvin 1903-2000
Ransimen, S
Ransimen, S. 1903-2000
Runciman, James Cochran Stevenson.
Runciman, James Cochran Stevenson 1903-2000
Runciman, James Cochran Stevenson 1903-2000 Sir
Runciman, James Cochran Stevenson, Sir 1903-2000
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Runciman, S. 1903-2000
Runciman, S. (Steven), 1903-2000
Runciman, Steve
Runciman, Steven 1903-2000
Runciman, Steven 1903-2000 Sir
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Runciman, Steven, Sir, 1903-2000
Runsiman, Stivun
Rŭnsiman, Stivŭn 1903-2000
Рънсиман, Стивън 1903-2000
رانسيمان، ستيفن، 1903-2000
رنسمان، ستيفن
رنسيمان، ستيڤن، 1903- سر،
رنسيمان، ستيڤن، سر، 1903-
ستيفن رنسيمان، 1903-2000
ランシマン, S
ランシマン, スティーブン
Languages
English (803)
German (43)
French (19)
Greek, Modern (4)
Italian (3)
Spanish (1)
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