|Title||The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium|
|Year of Publication||1991|
|Number of Volumes||3|
|Number of Pages||2366|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press|
|Keywords||Byzantium, dictionary, Edirne|
The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium is a three-volume, comprehensive dictionary of Byzantine civilization. The first resource of its kind in the field, it features over 5,000 entries written by an international group of eminent Byzantinists covering all aspects of life in the Byzantine world. According to Alexander Kazhdan, editor-in-chief of the Dictionary: "Entries on patriarchy and emperors will coexist with entries on surgery and musical instruments. An entry on the cultivation of grain will not only be connected to entries on agriculture and its economics but on diet, the baking of bread, and the role of bread in this changing society."