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By Albrecht Berger

The Patria is a desirable four-book number of brief historic notes, tales, and legends concerning the constructions and monuments of Constantinople, compiled within the overdue 10th century by way of an nameless writer who made abundant use of older resources. It additionally describes the root and early (pre-Byzantine) historical past of town, and comprises the Narrative at the building of Hagia Sophia, a semi-legendary account of Emperor Justinian I's patronage of this notable church (built among 532 and 537). The Patria constitutes a distinct list of well known traditions concerning the urban, particularly its pagan statues, held by way of its medieval population. even as it's the in basic terms Medieval Greek textual content to give a landscape of town because it existed within the center Byzantine interval. regardless of its difficulties of ancient reliability, the Patria is nonetheless certainly one of our major courses for the city heritage of medieval Constantinople. This translation makes the total textual content of the Patria available in English for the 1st time.

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