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Dossier 008 - "History of the Byzantine Empire," correspondence

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US DDO-DOA RP.BZ.AV-004-008

Intitulé

"History of the Byzantine Empire," correspondence

Date(s)

  • ca. 1950-51 (Production)

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1 file
20 pages

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Nom du producteur

Vasilev, A. A. (Aleksandr Aleksandrovich) (1867-1953)

Notice biographique

Alexander Alexandrovich Vasiliev (1867–1953) was considered the foremost authority on Byzantine history and culture in the mid-20th century. His History of the Byzantine Empire (vols. 1–2, 1928) remains one of a few comprehensive accounts of the entire Byzantine history. Vasiliev studied under one of the earliest professional Byzantinists, Vasily Vasilievsky, at the University of St. Petersburg and later taught the Arabic language there. Between 1897 and 1900, he continued his education in Paris. In 1902, he accompanied Nicholas Marr on his trip to the St. Catherine Monastery in the Sinai. During his stay at the Tartu University (1904–1912), Vasiliev prepared and published an influential monograph, Byzantium and the Arabs (1907). He also worked in the Russian Archaeology Institute, established by Fyodor Uspensky in Constantinople. In 1912, he moved to the St. Petersburg University as a professor. He was elected to the Russian Academy of Sciences in 1919. In 1925, during his visit to Paris, Vasiliev was persuaded by Michael Rostovtzeff to emigrate to the West. It was Rostovtzeff who ensured a position at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, for him. Several decades later, Vasiliev moved to work at Dumbarton Oaks, where he was a Senior Scholar between 1944 and 1948 and thereafter a Scholar Emeritus. Towards the end of his life, he was elected President of the Nikodim Kondakov Institute in Prague and of the Association Internationale des Etudes Byzantines.

Nom du producteur

Katz, Solomon (1909-1985)

Notice biographique

Historian, author, and major proponent of Byzantine studies. Katz spent 53 years at the University of Washington in Seattle, as professor, dean, provost, and vice president for academic affairs.

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Charanis, Peter (ca. 1906-1985)

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Greek-born American Byzantinist and professor at Rutgers University

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Hussey, J. M. (Joan Mervyn) (1907-2006)

Notice biographique

British Byzantine scholar and historian. "Joan Hussey made an important contribution to Byzantine studies in Britain and internationally; she was a formidable scholar with penetrating judgement, wide knowledge and deep understanding of her subject. For many years she was engaged in editing and contributing to the new Byzantine volumes in The Cambridge Medieval History. Planned immediately after the Second World War with the help of N.H. Baynes, the two parts of volume 4, The Byzantine Empire, did not appear until 1966-67, which delay demonstrates the enormous task in dealing with such a wide subject and co-ordinating with such a diverse group of scholars.

At the same time, as President of the British Committee for Byzantine Studies, Hussey was involved in the organisation of the 13th International Byzantine Congress held in Oxford in 1966. Later, from 1970 to 1984, she applied herself to the history of the Byzantine Church, stimulated into activity by Henry Chadwick. Her The Orthodox Church in the Byzantine Empire, in the Oxford History of the Christian Church series, appeared in 1986." http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/professor-joan-hussey-470211.html

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Webb, Thompson, Jr.

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This file contains correspondence between Vasilief, his publishers, and editors of his book.

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  • anglais

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  • latin

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  • anglais

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Alexander Alexandrovich Vasiliev Research Papers and Photographs, ca. 1930s-1953

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Publish

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Alexander Alexandrovich Vasiliev Research Papers and Photographs, ca. 1930s-1953

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Research

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Preferred Citation: Alexander Alexandrovich Vasiliev Research Papers and Photographs, ca. 1930s-1953, RP.BZ.AV, Dumbarton Oaks Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

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  • Boîte: RP.BZ.AV, Box 4