>On Aug 16, 2010, at 10:57 AM, Mandi Smallhorne wrote:
>>I cannot see that Byzantium was "a society devoted principally to
>>prayer" by any stretch of the imagination.
What 'seeing' have you done on it? Bridges' 1-vol summary
would be a good start; but then one should get into the definitive
many-vol work by Sir Steven Runciman.
Meanwhile, tossing forth contradiction without authority is