Archive for April, 2012

Behind the Scenes Tours of "Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition" with Dr. Steve Fine

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

Center for Israel Studies Collaborates on Groundbreaking Byzantium and Islam Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum At the start of the seventh century, the eastern Mediterranean—from Syria through Egypt and across North Africa—was central to the spiritual and political heart of the Byzantine Empire, ruled from Constantinople (modern Istanbul). Yet, by the end of the same […]