But he might not be. These are still early days. Given the scale and breadth of what has been envisaged, it is important
Dr. Peter Frankopan is a historian at Oxford University, where he is senior research fellow at Worcester College and director of the Oxford Center for Byzantine Research. He works on the history of the Mediterranean, Russia, the Middle East, Persia, Central Asia and beyond, and on relations between Christianity and Islam. He also specializes in medieval Greek literature, and translated The Alexiad for Penguin Classics.
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