Journal of the Graduate School of Letters;volume 14

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How Should We Understand Hans-Georg Beckʼs Interpretation of Byzantium as Reflected in his Das byzantinische Jahrtausend?

Toda, Satoshi

Permalink : http://hdl.handle.net/2115/73478
JaLCDOI : 10.14943/jgsl.14.7

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to discuss how to understand Hans-Georg Beckʼs interpretation of Byzantium as reflected in his Das byzantinische Jahrtausend. It argues that, although Beck has accomplished remarkable contributions in the field of studies in Byzantine Verfassungsgeschichte and Gesellschaftsgeschichte, his main research interest remained centered, throughout his academic career, on Byzantine theology (and Christianity) as well as on Byzantine literature.

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