By Alexander P. Kazhdan

ISBN-10: 0195046528

ISBN-13: 9780195046526

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium is a three-volume, complete dictionary of Byzantine civilization. the 1st source of its type within the box, it positive aspects over 5,000 entries written by way of a world workforce of eminent Byzantinists overlaying all elements of existence within the Byzantine international. based on Alexander Kazhdan, editor-in-chief of the Dictionary: ''Entries on patriarchy and emperors will coexist with entries on surgical procedure and musical tools. An access at the cultivation of grain won't in simple terms be hooked up to entries on agriculture and its economics yet on vitamin, the baking of bread, and the function of bread during this altering society.'' significant entries deal with such issues as agriculture, paintings, literature, and politics, whereas shorter entries study issues that relate to Byzantium akin to the historical past of Kiev and personalities of old and biblical heritage. each one article is via a bibliography, and various maps, tables, architectural designs, and genealogies strengthen and make clear the textual content. the hot Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium could be the commonplace study software and reference paintings for Byzantinists from graduate scholars to complex students, and a vital source for faculty and faculty libraries. it is going to even be a useful advisor for classicists, Western medievalists, Islamicists, Slavicists, artwork historians, spiritual historians, and students of archaeology.

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Man onon] oosor : cord [OM oghusur] or : trace [OM oram < *poram, cp. OT *oruq] or : bed [OM orun, cp. Tuv orun, OT *orun; see oron] orchih : turn, roll [OM orti- < *por-, Don horo-, Mgr furoo-, cp. Man foro-, Eve horol-] orchuulah : translate [OM ortighul- < orti-, cp. Tuv ochul-; see orchih] ord : army camp [cp. Tur ordu army; see aral] ordon : palace orgil : top [OM orgil < *por; see oroy] orgoh : flee [OM orgu- < *oru-] orhih : throw [OM orki-] orloh : replace [OM orula- < orun; see oron] oroh : enter [OM oru-] oroldoh : try oroltsoh : participate oron : place [OM orun < *porun, cp.

Of *Kit, Kal kited] hyazgaar : border [OM kidigar, cp. Tur kiyi shore, OT *kidigh] I icheh : be ashamed [OM itie- < *pitie-] id : craft [OM ide, cp. Skt iddhi] ih : big [OM *ike < *pike, Don fugie, cp. Tur eghit- bring up, OT *igid] iher : twin [OM ikire, cp. Tur ikiz, OT *ikir, Man ikiri] ilbe : trick, deceit [cp. OT *yilbi] ilbees : bait [OM ilbeghüsün] ilbeh : caress [OM ili-, cp. Man ile- lick] ild : sword [OM ildü, SKor il-do moon-sword] ilgeeh : send [OM ilege- < ile-, cp. Tur ilet- hand over, Eve ilbe- drive] ilzhig : donkey zool [OM eldigen, cp.

Tur kiyi shore, OT *kidigh] I icheh : be ashamed [OM itie- < *pitie-] id : craft [OM ide, cp. Skt iddhi] ih : big [OM *ike < *pike, Don fugie, cp. Tur eghit- bring up, OT *igid] iher : twin [OM ikire, cp. Tur ikiz, OT *ikir, Man ikiri] ilbe : trick, deceit [cp. OT *yilbi] ilbees : bait [OM ilbeghüsün] ilbeh : caress [OM ili-, cp. Man ile- lick] ild : sword [OM ildü, SKor il-do moon-sword] ilgeeh : send [OM ilege- < ile-, cp. Tur ilet- hand over, Eve ilbe- drive] ilzhig : donkey zool [OM eldigen, cp.

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