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By Mark C. Bartusis

A pronoia used to be one of those conditional furnish from the emperor, frequently to squaddies, of varied houses and privileges. In huge degree the establishment of pronoia characterised social and monetary relatives in later Byzantium, and its learn is the examine of later Byzantium. Filling the necessity for a finished examine of the establishment, this ebook examines the starting place, evolution and features of pronoia, focusing relatively at the later 13th and fourteenth centuries. however the booklet is way greater than a examine of a unmarried establishment. With a huge chronological scope extending from the mid-tenth to the mid-fifteenth century, it contains the most recent figuring out of Byzantine agrarian family members, taxation, management and the economic system, because it offers with family among the emperor, monastic and lay landholders, together with infantrymen and peasants. specific consciousness is paid to the relation among the pronoia and Western eu, Slavic and heart japanese associations, particularly the Ottoman timar.

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