The Chronicle of Theophanes Confessor: Byzantine and Near Eastern History, AD 284-813 by Theophanes the Confessor, Cyril Mango, Roger Scott and Geoffrey Greatrex
English | 1997 | ISBN: 0198225687 | ISBN-13: 9780198225683 | 848 pages | scan PDF | 108 MB
Theophanes the Confessor (d.818) was a Byzantine abbot who fell victim to the Iconoclastic persecution. The Chronicle that goes under his name, written in Greek, is here translated in full for the first time, together with an introduction and commentary. It provides a unique source for the history of the Byzantine Empire to AD 813, as well as the history of the Persians, Arabs, Bulgarians, and other neighboring peoples.