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Post-Classical Greek Literature and Language (2nd-12th c. CE)

A Bibliography


Encyclopedias, Databases

- Antiquity:

OCD Hornblower, S. and A. Spawforth (eds.) (2003) The Oxford Classical Dictionary (Oxford and New York).

- Late Antiquity:

* Cross, F. L. and E. A. Livingstone (eds.) (1988) The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (Oxford and New York).

* Bowersock, G. W., P. Brown, and O. Grabar (eds.) (1999) Late Antiquity: A Guide to the Postclassical World (Cambridge, MA and London).

- Byzantium:

ODB * Kazhdan, A. P. et al. (eds.) (1991) The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium (Oxford and New York).

* Jeffreys, E. , J. F. Haldon, and R. Cormack (eds.) (2008) Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies (Oxford and New York).

- Authors and Texts:

Buchwald, W., A. Hohlweg, and O. Prinz (eds.) (1982) Tusculum-Lexicon: griechischer und lateinischer Autoren des Altertums und des Mittelalters (Munich).

Berkowitz, L. and K. A. Squitier (eds.) (1986) Thesaurus Linguae Graecae Canon of Greek Authors and Works (New York).

TLG Thesaurus Linguae Graecae:

CPG * Geerard, M. (1974-94) Clavis Patrum Graecorum (Turnhout).

Ehrhard Ehrhard, A. (1936-52 Überlieferung und Bestand der hagiographischen und homiletischen Literatur der griechischen Kirche, 3 vols., TU 50–52 (Leipzig and Berlin).

Editions, Series, Collections

Teubner, B. G. (1824-) Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana (Leipzig).

Teubner, B. G. (1953-) Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana (Stuttgart).

PG * Migne, J. P. (ed.) (1857-66) Patrologia Graeca (Paris):

SC Sources Chrétiennes; cf.

* Papadopoulos-Kerameus, A. (1891-98) Ἀνάλεκτα Ἱεροσολυμιτικῆς Σταχυολογίας (Petrograd). 

CChr., ser. gr. Corpus Christianorum, series graeca

Corpus Scriptorum Historiae Byzantinae

Corpus Fontium Historiae Byzantinae


Pinakes: Textes et manuscrits grecs (Institut de recherche et d’histoire des textes; Paris):

Pyle: A gateway to Greek Manuscripts:


Byzantinische Zeitschrift (Munich)

For a monthly Bibliography on Byzantine Studies write to (Universität Wien / Bibliotheks- und Archivwesen; Fachbereichsbibliothek Byzantinistik und Neogräzistik)


Analecta Bollandiana (1882-) (Brussels) 

Byzantina Symmeikta (1966-) (Athens)

Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies (1975-) (Birmingham)

Byzantine Studies / Études Byzantines (1974-) (Shepherdstown, W. Va.)

Byzantinische Forschungen (1966-) (Amsterdam)

Byzantinisches Zeitschrift (1892-) (Leipzig)

Byzantinoslavica (1929-) (Prague)

Byzantion (1924-29) (Paris and Liege) 

Byzantion (1930-) (Brussels)

Dumbarton Oaks Papers (1941-) (Cambridge, Mass.)

Echos d’Orient (1897-1942) (Bucarest)

Ἐπετηρὶς Ἑταιρείας Βυζαντινῶν Σπουδῶν (1924) (Athens)

Jahrbuch der Österreichischen byzantinischen Gesellschaft (1951-68) (Vienna)

Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Byzantinistik (1969-) (Vienna)

Journal of Hellenic Studies (1880-) (London)

Journal of Theological Studies (1900-) (London)

Orientalia Christiana Analecta (1935-) (Rome)

Orientalia Christiana Periodica (1935-) (Rome)

Parekbolai (2011-) (Thessalonike)

Revue des études Byzantines (1946-) (Bucarest and Paris)

Speculum (1926-) (Cambridge, Mass.)

Studi bizantini e neoellenici (1924-) (Rome)

Symbolae Osloenses (1924-) (Oslo)

Travaux et Memoires (1965-) (Paris) 

Vizantiiskii Vremenik (1894-) (St. Petersburg)

Byzantine Studies Institutes

Dumbarton Oaks:





I. Greek Literature in the Roman Empire (2nd-7th centuries CE):

Elaborations and Dissolutions of the Classical Canon


The Historical Context

Cameron A., B. Ward-Perkins, and M. Whitby (eds.) (2000) The Cambridge Ancient History, Volume XIV. Late Antiquity: Empire and Successors, A.D. 425-600 (Cambridge).

* Beck, H. G. (1978) Das byzantinische Jahrtausend (Munich).

* Rousseau, P. (ed.) (2008) A Companion to Late Antiquity (Malden, Mass. and Oxford).

The Social Context

Bowersock, G. W. (1990) Hellenism in Late Antiquity (Cambridge).

Brown, P. (1992) Power and Persuasion in Late Antiquity: Towards a Christian Empire (Madison, Wis.). 

Johnson, W. A. (2000) “Toward a Sociology of Reading in Classical Antiquity,” American Journal of Philology 121: 593–627.

* Bowden, W., A. Gutteridge, and C. Machado (eds.) (2006) Social and Political Life in Late Antiquity (Boston).

Schor, A. M. (2011) Theodoret’s People: Social Networks and Religious Conflict in Late Roman Syria (Berkeley).

Handbooks, Surveys, Collected Essays

* Beck, H. G. (1959) Kirche und theologische Literatur im Byzantinischen Reich (Munich).

Hunger, H. (1978) Die Hochsprachliche Profane Literatur der Byzantiner I-II (Munich).

Cameron, A. (1991) Christianity and the Rhetoric of Empire: the Development of Christian Discourse (Berkeley).

Whitmarsh, T. (2004) Ancient Greek Literature (Cambridge).

* Whitmarsh, T. (2005) The Second Sophistic (Oxford) 

Johnson, S. F. (ed.) (2006) Greek Literature in Late Antiquity: Dynamism, Didacticism, Classicism (Aldershot).


Whitacer, R. A. (2007) A Patristic Greek Reader (Peabody, Mass.).

Book Culture

Hunger, H. (1989) Schreiben und Lesen in Byzanz: die byzantinische Buchkultur (Munich).

* Cavallo, G. (2006) Lire à Byzance (Paris).

Hunger, H. et al. (1961) Geschichte der Textüberlieferung der antiken und mittelalterlichen Literatur (Zürich).

A. The Tradition of Logoi

The Rhetorical Lingua Franca


* Cribiore, R. (2001) Gymnastics of the Mind: Greek Education in Hellenistic and Roman Egypt (Princeton, N.J.).

* Cameron, A. (2004) Greek Mythography in the Roman World (Oxford and New York).

Watts, E. J. (2006) City and School in Late Antique Athens and Alexandria (Berkeley).

Cribbiore, R. (2007) The School of Libanius in Late Antique Antioch (Princeton, N.J.).


Heath, M. (2002-03) “Theon and the History of the Progymnasmata,” Greek, Roman and Byzantine Studies 43: 129-60.

* Kennedy, G. A. (2003) Progymnasmata: Greek Textbooks of Prose Composition and Rhetoric. Translated with Introductions and Notes (Atlanta).

Kennedy, G. A. (2005) Invention and Method: Two Rhetorical Treatises from the Hermogenic Corpus. The Greek Text, Edited by Hugo Rabe, Translated with Introduction and Notes (Atlanta and Leiden).

Penella, R. J. (2009) Rhetorical Exercises from Late Antiquity: a Translation of Choricius of Gaza’s Preliminary Talks and Declamations (Cambridge).


Heath, M. (1995) Hermogenes: On Issues (Oxford).

Patillon, M. (ed.) (2008) Corpus rhetoricum I: Anonyme, Préambule à la rhetoric; Aphthonios, Progymnasmata; Pseudo-Hermogène, Progymnasmata (Paris).

Patillon, M. (ed.) (2009) Corpus rhetoricum II: Hermogène, Les états de cause (Paris).


Kustas, G. L. (1973) Studies in Byzantine Rhetoric (Thessalonike). 

Soffel, J. (1974) Die Regeln Menanders für die Leichenrede in ihrer Tradition dargestellt, herausgegeben und kommentiert (Meisenheim am Glan).

Wisse, J. (1995) “Greeks, Romans, and the Rise of Atticism,” in J. G. J. Abbenes et al. (eds.), Greek Literary Theory after Aristotle (Amsterdam) 65-82.

Lévy, C. and L. Pernot (1997) Dire l’évidence: Philosophie et rhétorique antiques (Paris and Montreal).

Hidber, T. (1996) Das klassizistische Manifest des Dionys von Halikarnass: die Praefatio zu ‘De oratoribus veteribus’. Einleitung, Übersetzung, Kommentar (Stuttgart and Leipzig).

Rutherford, I. (1998) Canons of Style in the Antonine Age: Idea-Theory in its Literary Context (Oxford).

Heath, M. (2004) Menander: A Rhetor in Context (Oxford).

Porter, J. (2005) “Feeling Classical: Classicism and Ancient Literary Classicism,” in J. Porter (ed.), Classical Pasts: The Classical Traditions of Greece and Rome (Princeton) 301-52.

Amato, E. and J. Schamp (eds.) (2005) Ethopoiia. La représentation de caractères entre fiction scolaire et réalité vivante à l’époque impériale et tardive (Salerne).

Heath, H. (2009) “Platonists and the Teaching of Rhetoric in Late Antiquity’, in P. Vassilopoulou and S. R. L. Clark (eds.), Late Antique Epistemology: Other Ways to Truth (London) 143-59.

Webb, R. (2009) Ekphrasis, Imagination and Persuasion in Ancient Rhetorical Theory and Practice (Farnham and Burlington).

Patillon, M. (2010) La théorie du discours chez Hermogène le rhéteur : essai sur les structures linguistiques de la rhétorique ancienne (Paris).

Porter, J. (2010) The Origins of Aesthetic Thought in Ancient Greece: Matter, Sensation, and Experience (Cambridge and New York).

The Philosophical Lingua Franca: Neoplatonism and its Hermeneutics

Asmus, J. R. (1917) Der Alkibiades-Kommentar des Jamblichos als Hauptquelle für Kaiser Julian (Heidelberg).

Foucault, M. (1986) The Care of the Self (trans. R. Hurley; New York). 

Dawson, D. (1992) Allegorical Readers and Cultural Revision in Ancient Alexandria (Berkeley).

Lamberton, R. and J. J. Keaney (eds.) (1992) Homer’s Ancient Readers: The Hermeneutics of Greek Epic’s Earliest Exegetes (Princeton).

Runia, D. T. (1993) Philo in Early Christian Literature: A Survey (Assen and Minneapolis).

Hadot, P. (1995) Philosophy as a Way of Life: Spiritual Exercises from Socrates to Foucault (ed. with an introd. by A. I. Davidson; trans. M. Chase; Oxford and New York). 

Sorabji, R. (2005) The Philosophy of the Commentators 200-600 AD: A Sourcebook (Ithaca, N.Y.).

Gill, C. (2006) The Structured Self in Hellenistic and Roman Thought (Oxford).

Whitman, J. (ed.) (2000) Interpretation and Allegory: Antiquity to the Modern Period (Leiden and Boston).

* Sorabji, R. (2000) “Bibliothèques et formes du livre à la fin de l’antiquité. Le témoignage de la littérature néoplatonicienne des Ve et VIe siècles,” in G. Prato (ed.), I manoscritti greci tra riflessione e dibattito (Florence) 601-32.

Carriker, A. (2003) The Library of Eusebius of Caesarea (Leiden and Boston).

Struck, P. (2004) Birth of the Symbol: Ancient Readers at the Limits of Their Texts (Princeton).

Edwards, M. (2006) Culture and Philosophy in the Age of Plotinus (London).

Pizzone, A. (2006) Sinesio e la sacra ancora di Omero. Intertestualità e modelli tra retorica e filosofia (Milan).

* Hoffmann, P. (2006) “What was Commentary in Late Antiquity? The Example of the Neoplatonic Commentators,” in M. L. Gill and P. Pellegrin (eds.), A Companion to Ancient Philosophy (Malden, Mass. and Oxford) 598-622.

Blowers, P. M. (2007) “Interpreting Scripture,” in A. Casiday and F. W. Norris (eds.), The Cambridge History of Christianity 2: Constantine to c. 600 (Cambridge and New York) 618-636.

Marzillo, P. (ed.) (2010) Der Kommentar des Proklos zu Hesiods ‘Werken und Tagen’. Edition, Übersetzung und Erläuterung der Fragmente (Tübingen).

Struck, P. (2010) “Allegory and Ascent in Neoplatonism,” in R. Copeland and P. T. Struck (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Allegory (Cambridge and New York).

Proclus Bibliography:

Rhetoric as Self-Representation: Christians and Pagans

2nd-3rd c. Sophistic

Branham, B. (1989) Unruly Eloquence: Lucian and the Comedy of Traditions (Cambridge, Mass.).

Said, S. (1993) “Le «je» de Lucien,” in M.-F. Baslez and P. Hoffmann and L. Pernot (eds.), L’invention de l’autobiographie (Paris) 211-251.

Gleason, M. W. (1995) Making Men: Sophists and Self-presentation in Ancient Rome (Princeton).

Goldhill, S. (ed.) (2001) Being Greek under Rome: Cultural Identity, the Second Sophistic, and the Development of Empire (Cambridge and New York).

Gunderson, E. (2001) Staging Masculinity: The Rhetoric of Performance in the Roman World (Ann Arbor, Mich.).

Whitmarsh, T. (2001) Greek Literature and the Roman Empire: The Politics of Imitation (Oxford).

Swain, S. (ed.) (2007) Seeing the Face, Seeing the Soul: Polemon’s Physiognomy from Classical Antiquity to Medieval Islam (Oxford).

Vix, J.-L. (2010) L’enseignement de la rhétorique au IIe siècle après J.-C. à travers les discours 30-34 d’Aelius Aristide: εν λογοις και μαθημασιν και επαινοις τραφεις (Turnhout).

Schmidt, T. and P. Fleury (eds.) (2011) Perceptions of the Second Sophistic and its times / Regards sur la Seconde Sophistique et son époque (Toronto, Buffalo, and London).

4th c. Sophistic

* Gleason, M. W. (1986) “Festive Satire: Julian’s Misopogon and the New Year at Antioch,” The Journal of Roman Studies 76: 106-19.

Cameron, A. and J. Long, with a contribution by L. Sherry (1993) Barbarians and Politics at the Court of Arcadius (Berkeley).

Miller, P. C. (1994) Dreams in Late Antiquity: Studies in the Imagination of a Culture (Princeton, N.J.).

Smith, R. (1995) Julian’s Gods: Religion and Philosophy in the Thought and Action of Julian the Apostate (London and New York).

Schmitz, T. A. (1997) Bildung und Macht: zur sozialen und politischen Funktion der zweiten Sophistik in der griechischen Welt der Kaiserzeit (München).

McLynn, N. (1998) “A Self-Made Holy Man: The Case of Gregory Nazianzen,” Journal of Early Christian Studies 6: 463-483.

Schmitt, T. (2001) Die Bekehrung des Synesios von Kyrene: Politik und Philosophie, Hof und Provinz als Handlungsräume eines Aristokraten bis zu seiner Wahl zum Metropoliten von Ptolemais (München).

Leyerle, B. (2001) Theatrical Shows and Ascetic Lives: John Chrysostom’s Attack on Spiritual Marriage (Berkeley).

Elm, S. (2003) “Hellenism and Historiography: Gregory of Nazianzus and Julian in Dialogue,” Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 33: 493-515.

Mayer, W. (2005) The Homilies of St John Chrysostom, Provenance: Reshaping the Foundations (Rome).

Amato, E. (ed.) (2006) Approches de la troisième sophistique: hommages à Jacques Schamp (Brussels). 

McLynn, N. (2006) “Among the Hellenists: Gregory and the Sophists,” in J. Børtens and T. Hägg (eds.), Gregory of Nazianzus: Images and Reflections (Copenhagen) 213-238.

* Papaioannou, S. (2006) “Gregory and the Constraint of Sameness,” in J. Børtnes and T. Hägg (eds.), Gregory of Nazianzus: Images and Reflections (Copenhagen) 59-81.

Mayer, W. (2008) “Homiletics,” in S. Ashbrook Harvey and D. G. Hunter (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Studies (Oxford and New York).

Simelidis, C. (2009) Selected Poems of Gregory of Nazianzus: 1.2.17; II.1.10, 19, 32. A Critical Edition with Introduction and Commentary (Göttingen).


Amato, E. (ed.) (2010) Rose di Gaza: gli scritti retorico-sofistici e le Epistole di Procopio di Gaza (Alessandria).

Bitton-Ashkelony, B. and A. Kofsky (eds.) (2004) Christian Gaza in Late Antiquity (Leiden and Boston).

Saliou, C. (ed.) (2005) Gaza dans l’Antiquité tardive. Archéologie, rhétorique et histoire (Salerno).


Grünbart, M. (2001) Epistularum byzantinarum initia (Hildesheim and New York).

Bradbury, S. (trans.) (2004) Selected Letters of Libanius : From the Age of Constantius and Julian (Liverpool).

Rosenmeyer, P. A. (2006) Ancient Greek Literary Letters: Selections in Translation (London and New York).


GDRK Heitsch, E. (ed.) (1963-64) Epica Adespota: Die griechischen Dichterfragmente der römischen Kaiserzeit (Göttingen).

Cameron, A. (1993) The Greek Anthology (Oxford).

Hopkinson, N. (ed.) (1994) Greek Poetry of the Imperial Period: An Anthology (Cambridge and New York).

Merkelbach, R. and J. Stauber (ed.) (1998-2004) Steinepigramme aus dem griechischen Osten (Stuttgart).

Merkelbach, R. and J. Stauber (2005) Jenseits des Euphrat: griechische Inschriften. Ein epigraphisches Lesebuch (Munich).

Winkler, J. J. (1974) In Pursuit of Nymphs: Comedy and Sex in Nonnos’ Tales of Dionysos (Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Texas at Austin).

Biography and Panegyric

Brown, P. (1982) “The Rise and Function of the Holy Man in Late Antiquity,” in his Society and the Holy in Late Antiquity (also published in Journal of Roman Studies 61 (1971), 80-101, with revisions suggested by Brown in Representations for 1983, under the title “The Saint as Exemplar.”

Miller, P. C. (1983) Biography in Late Antiquity: A Quest for the Holy Man (Berkeley).

Perkins, J. (1995) The Suffering Self: Pain and Narrative Representation in the Early Christian Era (London and New York).

Hägg, T. and P. Rousseau (eds.) (2000) Greek Biography and Panegyric in Late Antiquity (Berkeley, Los Angeles, and London).

Narrative: Between Truth and Fiction

Perkins, J. (1994) “Representation in Greek Saints’ Lives,” in J. R. Morgan and R. Stoneman (eds.), Greek Fiction: The Greek Novel in Context (London and New York) 255-274.

Karla, G. A. (ed.) (2009) Fiction on the Fringe: Novelistic Writing in the Post-Classical Age (Leiden and Boston).

Caner, D. F. (2010) History and Hagiography from the Late Antique Sinai: Including Translations of Pseudo-Nilus’ Narrations, Ammonius’ Report on the Slaughter of the Monks of Sinai and Rhaithou, and Anastasius of Sinai’s Tales of the Sinai Fathers; with contributions by S. Brock, R. M. Price, and K. van Bladel (Liverpool).


Momigliano, A. (1963) “Pagan and Christian Historiography in the Fourth Century A.D,” in A. Momigliano (ed.), The Conflict Between Paganism and Christianity in the Fourth Century (Oxford) 79-99.

Karpozilos, A. (1997) Βυζαντινοὶ ἱστορικοὶ καὶ χρονογράφοι. Τόμος Α’ (4ος-7ος αἰ.) (Athens).

The Novel

Winkler, J. J. (1994) “The Invention of the Romance,” in J. Tatum (ed.), The Search for the Ancient Novel (Baltimore and London) 23-38. 

Bowersock, G. W. (1994) Fiction as History: Nero to Julian (Berkeley).

Goldhill, S. (1995) Foucault’s Virginity: Ancient Erotic Fiction and the History of Sexuality (Cambridge).

* Whitmarsh, T. (2008) The Cambridge Companion to the Greek and Roman Novel (Cambridge and New York).

* Whitmarsh, T. (2011) Narrative and Identity in the Ancient Greek Novel: Returning Romance (Cambridge and New York).

B. Beyond Rhetoric

The Christian Canon

Metzger, B. (1968) The Text of the New Testament: Its Transmission, Corruption, and Restoration (New York and Oxford).

Aland, K. and B. Aland (1987) The Text of the New Testament: an Introduction to the Critical Editions and to the Theory and Practice of Modern Textual Criticisms (transl. by E. F. Rhodes; Grand Rapids, Mich.).

Perrin, N. and D. C. Duling (1994) The New Testament: Proclamation and Parenesis, Myth and History (Forth Worth).

le Boulluec, A. (2004)”Le problème de l’extension du canon des écritures aux premiers siècles,” Recherches de Sceince Religieuse 92: 45-87.

Klingshirn, W. E. and L. Safran (eds.) (2007) The Early Christian Book (Washington, D.C.).


* Bagnall, R. S. and R. Cribiore (2006) Women’s Letters from Ancient Egypt. 300 B.C.-A.D. 800. With contributions by E. Ahtaridis (Ann Arbor, Mich.).

Ritual Discourse

Brightman, Liturgies Brightman, F. E. (1986) Liturgies, Eastern and Western (Oxford).

Taft, R. F. (1992) The Byzantine Rite: A Short History (Collegeville, Minn.).

Taft, R. F. (2000) A History of the Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom (Rome).


Trempelas, P. N. (1949) Ἐκλογὴ ἑλληνικῆς ὀρθοδόξου ὑμνογραφίας (Athens).

Christ, W. and M. Paranikas (eds.) (1871; rpt. 1963) Anthologia graeca carminum christianorum (Leipzig).

Trypanis, C. A. (1968) Fourteen Early Byzantine Cantica (Vienna, Graz, and Köln).

Metsakes, K. (1971) Βυζαντινὴ Ὑμνογραφία (Thessalonike).

Brock, S. (1989) “From Ephrem to Romanos,” Studia Patristica 20.


AA.SS. * Acta Sanctorum (1643-1940) (Antverpiae, Bruxellis, Tongerloae Parisiis). 

BHG * Halkin, F. (1957) Bibliotheca Hagiographica Graeca (Brussels).

BHG Auct. Halkin, F. (1969) Auctarium Bibliothecae Hagiographicae Graecae (Brussels).

BHG Nov. Auct. Halkin, F. (1984) Novum Auctarium Bibliothecae Hagiographicae Graecae (Brussels).

Ehrhard Ehrhard, A. (1936-52) Überlieferung und Bestand der hagiographischen und homiletischen Literatur der griechischen Kirche (Leipzig and Berlin).

* Rapp, C. (1998) “Storytelling as Spiritual Communication in Early Greek Hagiography: The Use of Diegesis” JECS 6: 431-448.

Constantinou, S. (2005) Female Corporeal Performances: Reading the Body in Byzantine Passions and Lives of Holy Women (Uppsala).

Efthymiadis, S. (ed.) (2011) The Ashgate Research Companion to Byzantine Hagiography. Vol. I: Periods and Places (Farnham).

II. Medieval Constantinople (7th- 12th centuries):

The Byzantine Canon and its Discontents


The Historical Context

* Beck, H. G. (1978) Das byzantinische Jahrtausend (Munich).

Kazhdan, A. P. and G. Constable (1982) People and Power in Byzantium: An Introduction to Modern Byzantine Studies (Washington, D.C.).

Haldon, J. (2000) Byzantium: A History (Stroud).

Mango, C. (ed.) (2002) The Oxford History of Byzantium (Oxford and New York).

Harris, J. (ed.) (2005) Palgrave Advances in Byzantine History (Basingstoke).

Cheynet, J.-C. (2006) Le monde byzantin: L’Empire byzantin, 641-1204 (Paris).

* James, L. (ed.) (2010) A Companion to Byzantium (Malden, Mass. and Oxford).

The Social Context

Prosopography of the Byzantine World:

* Oikonomidès, N. (1972) Les listes de préséance Byzantines des IXe et Xe siècles (Paris).

Lemerle, P. (1977) Cinq études sur le XIe siècle byzantin (Paris).

* Kazhdan, A. P. and A. W. Epstein (1985) Change in Byzantine Culture in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries (Berkeley, Los Angeles, and London).

Mullett, M. (1989) “Writing in Early Medieval Byzantium,” in R. McKitterick (ed.), The Uses of Literacy in Early Medieval Europe (Cambridge) 156-185.

* Magdalino, P. (1993) The Empire of Manuel I Komnenos, 1143-1180 (Cambridge).

Mullett, M. (1997) Theophylact of Ochrid: Reading the Letters of a Byzantine Archbishop (Aldershot).

Oikonomides, N. (2004) Social and Economic Life in Byzantium (Aldershot and Burlington, Vt.).

Oikonomides, N. (2005) Society, Culture, and Politics in Byzantium (Aldershot and Burlington, Vt.).

Cheynet, J.-C. (2006) The Byzantine Aristocracy and its Military Function (Aldershot and Burlington, Vt.). 

Messis, C. (2008) “Des amitiés intimes à l’institution d’un lien social: l’ « adelphopoiia » à Byzance,” in P. Odorico, N. Pasero, and M. P. Bachmann (eds.), Corrispondenza d’amorosi sensi : l’omoerotismo nella letteratura medievale. Atti del I Atelier di antropologia e letterature medievali (Alessandria) 31-64.

* Haldon, J. (ed.) (2009) A Social History of Byzantium (Chichester and Malden, Mass.).

Handbooks and Surveys

Krumbacher, K. (1891) Geschichte der byzantinischen Literatur von Justinian bis zum Ende des östromischen Reiches (527-1453) (Munich).

* Beck, H. G. (1959) Kirche und theologische Literatur im Byzantinischen Reich (Munich).

Beck, H. G. (1971) Geschichte der byzantinischen Volksliteratur (Munich).

Hunger, H. (1978) Die Hochsprachliche Profane Literatur der Byzantiner I-II (Munich).

* Kazhdan, A. P. (in collaboration with Lee F. Sherry and C. Angelidi) (1999) A History of Byzantine Literature (650-850) (Athens).

* Kazhdan, A. P. (2006) A History of Byzantine Literature (850-1000) (ed. C. Angelidi; Athens).

Hunger, H. (1969-70) “On the Imitation (Mimesis) of Antiquity in Byzantine Literature,” Dumbarton Oaks Papers 23/24: 17-38. 

Kazhdan, A. P. (1978) “Der Mensch in der Byzantinischen Literaturgeschichte,” Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Byzantinistik 28: 1-21.

* Beck, H. G. (1978) Das byzantinische Jahrtausend (Munich).

Mango, C. (1980) Byzantium: The Empire of New Rome (New York 1980).

Hörandner, W. (1981) Der Prosarhythmus in der rhetorischen Literatur der Byzantiner (Vienna).

Sevcenko, I. (1981) “Levels of Style in Byzantine Prose,” Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Byzantinistik 31/1: 289-312.

Maguire, H. (1981) Art and Eloquence in Byzantium (Princeton).

Mullett, M. and R. Scott (eds.) (1981) Byzantium and the Classical Tradition (Birmingham).

Kazhdan, A. P. and S. Franklin (1984) Studies on Byzantine Literature of the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries (Cambridge and Paris).

Mullett, M. (1990) “Dancing With Deconstructionists in the Gardens of the Muses: New Literary History vs ?,” BMGS 14: 258-275.

Chrestides, D. A. (1996) Παραθεμάτων κατανοήσεις και παρανοήσεις (Thessalonike).

* Angold, M. (1998) “The Autobiographical Impulse in Byzantium,” Dumbarton Oaks Papers 52: 225-257.

* Hinterberger, M. (1999) Autobiographische Traditionen in Byzanz (Vienna).

Odorico P. and P. A. Agapitos (eds.) (2002) Pour une ‘nouvelle’ histoire de la littérature byzantine. (Paris).

* Agapitos, P. A. (2002) “ θέση τῆς αἰσθητικῆς ἀποτίμησης σὲ μιὰνέαἱστορία τῆς βυζαντινῆς λογοτεχνίας,” in P. Odorico and P. A. Agapitos (eds.), Pour une “nouvelle” histoire de la littérature byzantine (Paris) 185-232.

* Agapitos, P. A. (2004) “Zwischen Grauen und Wonne: Das Bad in der byzantinischen Literatur,” Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Byzantinistik 54: 19-37.

Messis, C. (2006) La construction sociale, les ‘réalités’ rhétoriques et les representation de l’identité masculine à Byzance (Paris).

Messis, C. (2006) “La mémoire du « je » souffrant: construire et écrire la mémoire personelle dans les récits de captivité,” in P. Odorico, P. A. Agapitos, and M. Hinterberger (eds.), L’écriture de la mémoire: La littérarité de l’historiographie (Paris) 107-146.

Mullett, M. (2007) Letters, Literacy and Literature in Byzantium (Aldershot).

* Papaioannou, S. (2010) “Byzantine Mirrors: Self-Reflection in Medieval Greek Writing,” DOB 63: 1-21.


Wilson, N. G. (1971) An Anthology of Byzantine Prose (Berlin and New York).

Beck, H. G. (1982) Byzantinisches Lesebuch (Munich).

Book Culture

Hunger, H. et al. (1961) Geschichte der Textüberlieferung der antiken und mittelalterlichen Literatur (Zürich).

Beck, H. G. (1961) “Überlieferungsgeschichte der byzantinischen Literatur,” in H. Hunger et al., Geschichte der Textüberlieferung der antiken und mittelalterlichen Literatur (Zurich) 423-510.

Hunger, H. (1989) Schreiben und Lesen in Byzanz: die byzantinische Buchkultur (Munich).

Reynolds, L. D. and N. G. Wilson (1991) Scribes and Scholars: A Guide to the Transmission of Greek and Latin Literature (Oxford and New York).

* Cavallo, G. (2006) Lire à Byzance (Paris).

Mondrain, B. (ed.) (2006) Lire e écrire à Byzance (Paris).

Agati, M. L. (2009) Il libro manoscritto da Oriente a Occidente: per una codicologia comparata (Rome).

* Papaioannou, S. (2012) “A Fragile Literature: Byzantine Letter-Collections and the Case of Michael Psellos,” in P. Odorico (ed.), La face cachée de la littérature byzantine. Le texte en tant que message immédiat (Paris).

A. Outside (?) Rhetoric

Ritual Discourse

Mateos, J. S. J. (1962-63) Le Typicon de la Grande Église, 2 vols. (Rome).

Papadopoulos, N. P. (ed.) (1927) Εὐχολόγιον τὸ μέγα (Athens).

Arranz, M. (1996) L’Eucologio Costantinopolitano agli inizi del secolo XI (Rome).

The Bible

The Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts:

Magdalino, P. and R. Nelson (eds.) (2010) The Old Testament in Byzantium (Washington, D.C.).

Ecclesiastical Narrative

* Delehaye, H. (1902) Synaxarium Ecclesiae Constastinopolitanae (Propyleum ad Acta Sanctorum Novembris) (Brussels).

Vat. gr. 1613 (Synaxarion): 

El “Menologio” de Basilio II Emperador de Bizancio (Vat. gr. 1613) (Madrid 2005).

Eustratiades, S. (1961) Ἁγιολόγιον τῆς Ὀρθοδόξου Ἐκκλησίας (Athens).

“Secular” Narrative

Husselma, E. (1939) “A Fragment of Kalilah and Dimnah from ms. 397 in the Pierpont Morgan Library,” Studies and Documents 10 (London) 26–35.

Jouanno, C. (2002) Naissance et métamorphoses du Roman d’Alexandre : domaine grec (Paris) = Γέννηση και Μεταμορφώσεις του Μυθιστορήματος του Αλεξάνδρου, μτφρ. Μαρίνα Λουκάκη, ΜΙΕΤ, Αθήνα (υπό εκτύπωση).

Beaton, R. and D. Ricks (eds.) (1993) Digenes Akrites: New Approaches to Byzantine Heroic Poetry (Aldershot).

Agapitos, P. A. (2004) “Genre, Structure and Poetics in the Byzantine Vernacular Romances of Love,” Symbolae Osloenses 79: 1-95.

Agapitos, P. A. (2006) Ἀφήγησις Λιβίστρου καὶ Pοδάμνης. Kριτικὴ ἔκδοση τῆς διασκευὴςἄλφα (Athens).

B. Ecclesiastical Literature: Homiletics and Hymnography


Ehrhard, A. (1936-52) Überlieferung und Bestand der hagiographischen und homiletischen Literatur der griechischen Kirche (Leipzig and Berlin).

Cunningham, M. (2008) “Homilies,” in E. Jeffreys, J. Haldon, and R. Cormack (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies (Oxford and New York) 872-881.

John Chrysostom: Reception

* Codices Chrysostomici graeci (Paris 1968-). Latest volume: Augustin, P. and J.-H. Sautel (eds.) (2011), Codices Chrysostomici Graeci VII: Codicum Parisinorum pars prior (Paris).

* Krause, K. (2004) Die illustrierten Homilien des Johannes Chrysostomos in Byzanz (Wiesbaden).


Petit Petit, L. (1926) Bibliographie des Acolouthies Greques (Brussels).

Eustratiades, S. (1930) Θεοτόκος ἐν τῇ ὑμνογραφίᾳ (Paris).

Follieri Follieri, E. (1960-66) Initia Hymnorum Ecclesiae Graecae (Rome).

Vassis, I. (2005) Initia carminum Byzantinorum (Berlin and New York).

AHG Schiro, G. (1966-83) Analecta Hymnica Graeca e codicibus eruta Italiae inferioris (Rome). 

EE Eustratiades, S. (1932) Εἱρμολόγιον (Chennevières-sur-Marne). 

Liturgical books

HC Ὡρολόγιον . . . κατὰ τὴν ἔκπαλαι οὐ μὴν ἀλλὰ καὶ τυπικὸν τοῦ τῆς Κρυπτοφέρρης μοναστηρίου (Rome 1677).

PaR Παρακλητική ἤτοι Ὀκτώηχος μεγάλη (Rome 1885).

Paraclitique ou Grand Octoèque, tr. D. Guillaume, 2 vols. (Rome 1977-79).

Τριῴδιον (Rome 1879).

Πεντηκοστάριον (Rome 1883).

H. J. W. Tillyard, The Hymns of the Pentecostarium (Monumenta musicae Byzantinae.
Transcripta 7; Copenhagen 1960).

MR Μηναῖα τοῦ ὅλου ἐνιαυτοῦ, 6 vols. (Rome 1888-1901).

MV Μηναῖα διορθωθέντα ὑπὸ Βαρθολομαίου Κουτλουμουσιανοῦ τοῦ Ἰμβρίου, 12 vols. (Venice 1895).

Mother Mary and K. Ware (trs.), The Festal Menaion (London 1977).

Anth. Ἀνθολόγιον, 3 vols. (Sept.-Dec., Ian.-Apr., Maii-Aug.) (Rome 1738).

Wellesz, E. (1961) A History of Byzantine Music and Hymnography (Oxford).

Saint Andrew of Crete (1982) The Great Canon (Jordanville).

Detorakes, Th. (1979) Κοσμᾶς Μελωδός. Βίος καὶ ἔργο (Thessalonike).

Rochow, I. (1967) Studien zu der Person, den Werken und dem Nachleben der Dichterin Kassia (Berlin).

Catafygiotou-Topping, E. (1982-83) “Women Hymnographers in Byzantium,” Diptycha 3: 107-110.

Tomadakes, E. (1971) Ἰωσὴφ ὑμνογράφος (Athens).

Follieri, E. (1980) I calendari in metro innografico di Cristoforo Mitileneo (Brussels).

C. The Tradition of Logoi

Rhetorical Aesthetics


Walz, C. (1832-36) Rhetores Graeci, 9 vols. (Stuttgart).

Spengel, L. (ed.) (1853-6) Rhetores Graeci, 3 vols. (Leipzig).

Donnet, D. (1967) Le traité Peri syntaxeōs logou de Grégoire de Corinthe (Brussels).

Donnet, D. (1982) Le traité de la construction de la phrase de Michel le Syncelle de Jérusalem (Brussels).

Dyck, A. (ed.) (1986) Michael Psellus, The Essays on Euripides and George of Pisidia and on Heliodorus and Achilles Tatius (Vienna).


Kustas, G. L. (1962) “The Literary Criticism of Photius: A Christian Definition of Style,” Hellenika 17: 132– 69.

Kustas, G. L. (1973) Studies in Byzantine Rhetoric (Thessalonike).

Cesaretti, P. (1991) Allegoristi di Omero a Bisanzio: Richerche ermeneutiche (Milan).

Schouler, B. (1995) “La définition de la rhétorique dans l’ enseignement byzantine,” Byzantion 65: 136-175.

Afinogenov, D. E. (1995) “Patriarch Photius as Literary Theorist: Aspects of Innovation,” BSl 56: 339–45.

Hägg, T. (1999) “Photios as a Reader of Hagiography: Selection and Criticism,” DOP 53: 43-58.

Conley, T. M. (2003) “Demosthenes Dethroned: Gregory Nazianzus in John Sikeliotes’ Commentary on Hermogenes’ Peri ideôn,” ICS 145-152.

Markopoulos, A. (2006) “De la structure de l’école byzantine. Le maître, les livres et le processus éducatif,” in B. Mondrain, Lire et écrire à Byzance (Paris) 85–96.

Alpers, K. (2009) Untersuchungen zu Johannes Sardianos und seinem Kommentar zu den Progymnasmata des Aphthonios (Braunschweig).

Cichocka, H. (2010) “Mimesis and Rhetoric in the Treatises by Dionysius of Halicarnassus and the Byzantine Tradition (selected problems),” JÖB 60: 35-45.

* Papaioannou, S. (2011) “Byzantine Enargeia and Theories of Representation,” in Ekphrasis: la représentation des monuments dans les littératures byzantine et byzantino-slaves – Réalités et imaginaires = BSl 69: 48-60.

Gregory of Nazianzus: the Byzantine Reception

Centre d’Études sur Grégoire de Nazianze (manuscripts, editions, translations, bibliography):

Noiret, J. (1983) “Grégoire de Nazianze, l’auteur le plus cité, après la Bible, dans la littérature ecclésiastique byzantine,” in J. Mossay (ed.), II Symposium Nazianzenum: Louvain-la-Neuve (Paderborn) 259–66.

Crimi, C. (1992) “Aspetti della fortuna di Gregorio Nazianzeno nel mondo bizantino tra VI e IX secolo,” in C. Moreschini and G. Menestrina (eds.), Gregorio Nazianzeno teologo e scrittore (Trento-Bologna) 199-216.

Rhoby, A. (2007) “Aspekte des Fortlebens des Gregor von Nazianz in byzantinischer und postbyzantinischer Zeit,” in M. Grünbart (ed.), Theatron: Rhetorische Kultur in Spätantike und Mittelalter (Berlin and New York) 409-417.



Mossay, J. (1981-98) Repertorium Nazianzenum. Orationes. Textus Graecus, I-VI (Paderborn, Munich, Vienna, and Zurich).

Somers, V. (1997) Histoire des collections complètes des Discours de Grégoire de Nazianze (Louvain-la-Neuve).

Somers, V. (2000) “La stichométrie des collections complètes des Discours de Grégoire de Nazianze,” in B. Coulie (ed.), Studia Nazianzenica I (Turnhout) 15-50.

* Somers-Auwers, V. (2002) “Les collections byzantines de XVI discours de Grégoire de Nazianze,” BZ 95: 102-135.


Gallay, P. (1957) Les manuscrits des lettres de saint Grégoire de Nazianze (Paris).


Gertz, N. (1985) Die Handschriftliche Überlieferung der Gedichte Gregors von Nazianz (Paderborn).


Sajdak, J. (1914) Historia Critica Scholiastarum et Commentatorum Gregorii Nazianzeni (Krakow).

Narrative and Rhetoric

Nilsson, I. (2012) Raconter Byzance : la littérature du 12e siècle (Paris).

The Metaphrastic Menologion: Predecessors and Successors

Hagiography Database:

Høgel, C. (ed.) (1996) Metaphrasis: Redactions and Audiences in Middle Byzantine Hagiography (Oslo).

Høgel, C. (2002) Symeon Metaphrastes: Rewriting and Canonization (Copenhagen).

Høgel, C. (2003) “Hagiography under the Macedonians: The Two Recensions of the Metaphrastic Menologion,” in P. Magdalino (ed.), Byzantium in the Year 1000 (Leiden) 217-232.

Odorico, P. and P. A. Agapitos (eds.) (2004), Les Vies des Saints à Byzance. Genre littéraire ou biographie historique? (Paris).

Kountoura-Galake, E. (ed.) (2004) Οι ήρωες της ορθόδοξης εκκλησίας: οι νέοι Άγιοι, 8ος-16ος αιώνας (Athens).

Volk, R. (2009) Die Schriften des Johannes von Damaskos VI/1: Historia animae utilis de Barlaam et Ioasaph (spuria) (Berlin).

Efthymiadis, S. (2011) Hagiography in Byzantium: Literature, Social History and Cult (Farnham).

Historiographical Narratives

Ljubarskij, J. with comments by D. Ye. Afinogenov, P. A. Agapitos, J. Duffy, M. Hinterberger, E. Jeffreys, A. Littlewood, C. Rapp, J. O. Rosenqvist, L. Rydén, P. Speck and W. Treatgold (1998) “Quellenforschung and/or Literary Criticism: Narrative Structures in Byzantine Historical Writings,” Symbolae Osloenses 73: 5-73.

Odorico, P. and P. A. Agapitos (eds.) (2006) L’écriture de la mémoire: La littérarité de l’historiographie (Paris).

Karpozilos, A. (2006-9) Βυζαντινοὶ ἱστορικοὶ καὶ χρονογράφοι, vols. 2-3 (Athens).

* Papaioannou, S. (2010) “The Aesthetics of History: From Theophanes to Eustathios,” in R. Macrides (ed.), Byzantine History as Literature: Papers from the Fortieth Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies (Aldershot) 3-21.

Performance Rhetoric 

Sideras, A. (1990) 25 unedierte Byzantinische Grabreden (Κλασικά Γράμματα 5; Thessalonike 1990).

Sideras, A. (1994) Die byzantinischen Grabreden: Prosopographie, Datierung, Überlieferung 142 Epitaphien und Monodien aus dem byzantinischen Jahrtausend (Vienna).

Agapitos, P. A. (2003) “Ancient Models and Novel Mixtures: The Concept of Genre in Byzantine Funerary Literature from Photios to Eustathios of Thessaloniki,” in G. Nagy and A. Stavrakopoulou (eds.), Modern Greek Literature: Critical Essays (New York and London) 5-23.

Agapitos, P. A. and M. Hinterberger (2006) Εἰκὼν καὶ λόγος: ἕξι περιγραφὲς ἔργων τέχνης (Athens).

Agapitos, P. A. (2008) “Public and Private Death in Psellos: Maria Skleraina and Styliane Psellaina,” BZ 101: 555-607.

Papaioannou, S. (2011) “Anna Komnene’s Will,” in D. Sullivan, E. Fisher, and S. Papaioannou (eds.), Byzantine Religious Culture: Studies in Honor of Alice-Mary Talbot (Leiden and Boston) 99-121.

Michael Psellos

Moore, P. (2005) Iter Psellianum: A Detailed Listing of Manuscript Sources for All Works Attributed to Michael Psellos (Toronto).

Ljubarskij, J. N. (2001) Michail Psell. Linost i tvorestvo: k istorii vizantijskovo predgumanisma (St. Petersburg) 183-542, updated new edition of (1978) Michail Psell. Linost i tvorestvo: k istorii vizantijskovo predgumanisma (Moscow: Nauka) also updated in a modern Greek translation: (2004) Η προσωπικότητα και το έργο του Μιχαήλ Ψελλού: Συνεισφορά στην ιστορία του βυζαντινού ουμανισμού (Athens: Kanake).

Papaioannou, S. Michael Psellos:


Grünbart, M. (2001) Epistularum byzantinarum initia (Hildesheim and New York).

Grünbart, M. (2005) Formen der Anrede im byzantinischen Brief vom 6. bis zum 12. Jahrhundert (Vienna).

Karlsson, G. (1962) Idéologie et cérémonial dans l’ épistolographie byzantine (Uppsala).

Hatlie, P. (1996) “Redeeming Byzantine Epistolography,” Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies 20: 213-248.

Littlewood, A. R. (1999) “The Byzantine Letter of Consolation in the Macedonian and Komnenian Periods,” DOP 53: 1-24.

* Papaioannou, S. (2009) “Letter-Writing,” in P. Stephenson (ed.), The Byzantine World (London and New York) 188-199.

Papaioannou, S. (2011) “Michael Psellos on Friendship and Love: Erotic Discourse in Eleventh-Century Constantinople,” Early Medieval Europe 19.1: 43-61.


Lampros, S. P. (1911) “ Μαρκιανὸς κῶδιξ 524,” Νέος Ἑλληνομνήμων 8: 3–59 and 123–92.

Magdalino, P. (1988) “The Bath of Leo the Wise and the “Macedonian Renaissance” Revisited: Topography, Iconography, Ceremonial, Ideology,” DOP 42: 97-118.

Lauxtermann, M. D. (1998) “What is an Epideictic Epigram,” Mnemosyne 51: 525-537.

Lauxtermann, M. D. (1999) The Spring of Rhythm: An Essay on the Political Verse and Other Byzantine Metres (Vienna).

* Lauxtermann, M. D. (2003) Byzantine Poetry from Pisides to Geometres: Texts and Contexts. Volume One (Vienna).

Odorico, P. and C. Messis (2003) “L’Anthologie Comnène du Cod. Marc. Gr. 524: Problèmes d’édition et problèmes d’évaluation,” in W. Hörandner and M. Grünbart (eds.), L’épistolographie et la poésie épigrammatique: Projets actuels et questions de méthodologie (Paris) 191-213.

Odorico, P., P. A. Agapitos, and M. Hinterberger (eds.) (2009) Doux remède: poésie et poétique à Byzance, Paris, 23-24-25 février 2006 organisé par l’E.H.E.S.S. et l’Université de Chypre (Paris).

* Bernard, F. (2010) The Beats of the Pen: Social Contexts of Reading and Writing Poetry in Eleventh-Century Constantinople (Gent). Also at:

Drpić, I. (2011) Kosmos of Verse: Art and Epigram in Late Byzantium (PhD thesis, Harvard University).

Rhetorical Exercises, Satire, and the Romances

Beck, H. G. (1986) Byzantinisches Erotikon (Munich).

Beaton, R. (1996) The Medieval Greek Romance (London and New York).

Agapitos, P. A. (1998) “Narrative, Rhetoric, and ‘Drama’ Rediscovered: Scholars and Poets in Byzantium Interpret Heliodoros,” in R. Hunter (ed.), Studies in Heliodorus (Cambridge) 125-156.

Romano, R. (1999) La Satira bizantina dei secoli XI-XV: il patriota, Caridemo, Timarione, Cristoforo di Mitilene, Michele Psello, Teodoro Prodromo, Carmi ptocoprodromici, Michele Haplucheir, Giovanni Catrara, Mazaris, La messa del glabro, Sinassario del venerabile asino (Turin).

* Agapitos, P. A. and D. R. Reinsch (eds.) (2000) Der Roman im Byzanz der Komnenenzeit. Referate des internationalen Symposiums an der Freien Universität Berlin, 3-6 April 1998 (Frankfurt am Main).

Nilsson, I. (2001) “Erotic Pathos, Rhetorical Pleasure. Narrative Technique and Mimesis,” in E. Makrembolites, Hysmine & Hysminias (Uppsala).

Agapitos, P. A. (2004) “Ἀπὸ τὸδρᾶματοῦ Ἔρωτα στὸἀφήγημαντῆς Αγάπης· Τὸ ἐρωτικὸ μυθιστόρημα στὸ Βυζάντιο (11ος-14ος αἰώνας),” in C. Angelidi (ed.), Byzantium Matures: Choices, Sensitivities, and Modes of Expression (Eleventh to Fifteenth Centuries) (Athens) 53-72.

Cupane, C. (2004) “Il romanzo,” in G. Cavallo (ed.), La cultura bizantina (Rome) 407-53.

* Papaioannou, S. (2007) “Language Games, Not the Soul’s Beliefs: Michael Italikos to Theodoros Prodromos, on Friendship and Writing,” in M. Hinterberger and E. Schiffer (eds.), Byzantinische Sprachkunst: Studien zur byzantinischen Literatur gewidmet Wolfram Hörandner zum 65. Geburtstag (Berlin) 218-233.

* Papaioannou, S. (2007) “On the Stage of Eros: Two Rhetorical Exercises by Nikephoros Basilakes,” in M. Grünbart (ed.), Theatron: Rhetorical Culture in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages (Berlin and New York) 355-374.

Agapitos, P. A. (2008) Η ερωτική διήγηση στα μεσαιωνικά χρόνια: Περσία, Βυζάντιο, Φραγκία (Athens).

* Agapitos, P. A. (2012) “In Rhomaian, Frankish and Persian Lands: Fiction and Fictionality in Byzantium,” in P. A. Agapitos and L. B. Mortensen (eds.), Medieval Narratives between History and Fiction: From the Centre to the Periphery of Europe, c. 1100-1400 (Copenhagen).

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