Washington DC: The Dumbarton Oaks Center For Byzantine Studies, 1965. First edition. Hardcover. Fine / Very Good. Quarto edition bound in blue cloth and lettered in gilt at the spine. Contains the following essays: George Ostrogorsky - The Byzantine Background of the Moravian Mission; George C. Soulis - The Legacy of Cyril and Methodius to the Southern Slavs; Dimitri Obolensky - The Heritage of Cyril and Methodius in Russia: Antonin Dostal - The Origins of the Slavonic Liturgy; Romilly J.H. Jenkins - The Chronological Accuracy of the "Logothete" for the Years A.D. 867-913; Cyril Mango and Ernest J.W. Hawkins - The Apse Mosaics of St. Sophia at Istanbul. Report on Work Carried Out in 1964; Sirarpie Der Nersessian - A Psalter and New Testament Manuscript at Dumbarton Oaks; Alison Frantz - From Paganism to Christianity in the Temples of Athens; Philip Grierson - Two Byzantine Coin Hoards of the Seventh and Eighth Centuries at Dumbarton Oaks. Follows is a section of "Notes:" R.Martin Harrison and Nezih Firatli - Excavations at Sarachane in Istanbul: First Preliminary Report; Carl D. Sheppard - A Radiocarbon Date for the Wooden Tie Beams in the West Gallery of St. Sophia, Istanbul; Romilly J.H. Jenkins - A Note on Nicetas David Paphlago and the Vita Ignatii; Donald M. Nicol - Constantine Akropolites: A Prosopographical Note; Roman Jakobson - The Byzantine Mission to the Slavs. Report on the Dumbarton Oaks Symposium of 1964, and Concluding Remarks about Crucial Problems of Cyrillo-Methodian Studies. A superb copy in a very good example of the dust jacket which has a few closed tears but does remain intact, complete and unsoiled. Illustrated throughout.