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The Role of the People in the Political Life of the Byzantine Empire: The Period of the Comneni and the Palaeologi

The Role of the People in the Political Life of the Byzantine Empire: The Period of the Comneni and the Palaeologi

By Peter Charanis

Byzantine Studies / Etudes Byzantines, Vol. 5:1-2 (1978)

Synopsis: Examines how the general populace of Byzantium made an effect on the governing by the political class of that state, including the Emperor.  It includes a discussion of popular upheavels and revolts during this period. 

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