IMC 2015: Sessions

Session 211: The Art of Generalship: Late Antique, Byzantine, and Chinese Ideals, II: Byzantine Ideals

Monday 6 July 2015, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:Cardiff Centre for Late Antique Religion & Culture, Cardiff University
Organiser:Shaun Tougher, School of History, Archaeology & Religion, Cardiff University
Moderator/Chair:Shaun Tougher, School of History, Archaeology & Religion, Cardiff University
Paper 211-aPlaying the Manly Man: Andreia and Generalship in Procopius's Gothic Wars
(Language: English)
Michael Stewart, Independent Scholar, Robina
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Gender Studies, Military History
Paper 211-bManaging Fortune: Virtue and Tyche in Byzantine Generalship
(Language: English)
Dimitris Krallis, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Language and Literature - Greek, Military History
Abstract

This session is one of three on the art of generalship in Late Antique, Byzantine and Chinese culture. This session considers the quality of courage in Procopius’s Gothic Wars and virtue and tyche in Byzantine generalship.