Paul Stephenson, historian, professor


Currently, I am completing a study of The Serpent Column, which will appear in the Onassis Series in Hellenic Culture, published by Oxford University Press.

My published works, including some that are forthcoming, are are listed in full here

I am author or editor of the following books:

Byzantium's Balkan Frontier: A Political Study of the Northern Balkans, 900-1204
(Cambridge, 2000; repr. 2002; paperback 2006)
Byzantium and East Central Europe, ed. with G. Prinzing & M. Salamon (Cracow, 2001)
The Legend of Basil the Bulgar-slayer (Cambridge, 2003; paperback 2010; French trans. in progress)
Ο θρυλος του Βασιλειου του Βουλγαροκτονου (Athens, 2007)
Constantine. Unconquered Emperor, Christian Victor (London, 2009; paperback 2011; Dutch version: Kampen, 2012; Turkish trans. in progress)
Constantine. Roman Emperor, Christian Victor (New York, 2010; US History Book Club edn 2011)
The Byzantine World (London and New York, 2010; paperback, 2012; Turkish version in production)
Wanted: Byzantium. The Desire for a Lost Empire, edited with Ingela Nilsson (Uppsala, 2014)
Fountains and Water Culture in Byzantium, edited with Brooke Shilling (Cambridge, 2015), forthcoming

In addition, I served as editor of the Byzantine entries (and author of 17) in
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology, ed. C. Rogers, 3 vols. (Oxford, 2010)

Translated excerpts from Byzantine Sources (pages no longer updated)

July 2014