Welcome to the Byzantine Society

The Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies (SPBS) was established in 1983, with the object of furthering study and knowledge of the history and culture, language and literature of the Byzantine Empire and its neighbours.

The executive of the SPBS also serves as the UK National Committee of the Association Internationale des Etudes Byzantines (AIEB), founded in 1948 which, amongst its other functions sponsors an International Congress every five years.

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