And so the Byzantine Empire comes to a violent end.
Brought to a close largely because of differences between the western and eastern Christian churches. Not to mention the ongoing trade war between Genoa and Venice.
So where to take the reading next?
Medieval theological disputes?
Beats me. Time to return these books and see what else my brother has on his shelves.
UPDATE: For kicks, Tony, I found Justinian by Turteltaub for $4 used.