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Peter Frankopan

Peter Frankopan is Senior Research Fellow in History at Worcester College and Director of the Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research. He is author of the international bestseller: The Silk Roads.
Sailing to Byzantium
Istanbul has always been a place where stories and histories collide and crackle. In her epic new biography, Istanbul, Bettany Hughes takes us on a dazzling historical journey through one of the world’s greatest cities as it transmogrified from Byzantium to Constantinople to Istanbul. Based on meticulous research and new archaeological evidence, this is narrative history at its finest.At the heart of the Byzantine Empire – as retold in Peter Frankopan’s engaging and highly original ...