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Book: The Archaeology of Medieval Sicily

Chapter: Byzantine Sicily (6th to early 9th centuries). A Mediterranean Centrality.

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.24284


The late antique inheritance: a wealthy or damaged province in the 6th century? Recent research has identified in particular the prosperity of the rural landscapes of the island in this period and the strong political, religious and trade links with Constantinople and Rome. A Byzantine military presence? Urban roles and Church forms.

Chapter Contributors

  • Alessandra Molinari ([email protected] - amolinari) ' University of Rome Tor Vergata (Italy)'