Ruled by thirteen different dynasties over the course of 1123 years, Byzantium was one of the longest-lasting empires in history.
The History of the Byzantine Empire, in addition to the never-ending power struggle and politics, also encompasses a detailed account of art, culture, architecture and daily life in Byzantium, informing the reader of the essential building blocks that contribute to an important civilization.
The History of The Byzantine Empire further offers insight into how the Byzantine social and legal structures have affected the succeeding Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey. Here history is not just about the past, but also informs how this rich heritage influences the future generations.
- Radi Dikici
Born in Samsun, Dikici studied political sciences in Ankara. He is married and lives in Istanbul.
Dikici is an enthusiast of Byzantine history and he is the author of numerous books, reference or historical fiction, on this subject.