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Goths and Romans 332-489
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ISBN: 0198202342 Year: 1991 Volume: *52 Publisher: Oxford Clarendon,

The Goths
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ISBN: 0631165363 Year: 1996 Volume: *2 Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Blackwell,

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Goths --- History --- Histoire --- History.

The fall of the Roman Empire : a new history of Rome and the Barbarians
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ISBN: 0195159543 9780195159547 9780195325416 Year: 2006 Publisher: Oxford : Oxford university press,

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Rome --- History


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Rome resurgent : war and empire in the age of Justinian
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ISBN: 9780199362745 0199362742 Year: 2018 Publisher: New York (N.Y.) : Oxford university press,

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"Between the fall of the western Roman Empire in the fifth century and the collapse of the east in the face of the Arab invasions in the seventh, the remarkable era of the Emperor Justinian (527-568) dominated the Mediterranean region. Famous for his conquests in Italy and North Africa, and for the creation of spectacular monuments such as the Hagia Sophia, his reign was also marked by global religious conflict within the Christian world and an outbreak of plague that some have compared to the Black Death. For many historians, Justinian is far more than an anomaly of Byzantine ambition between the eras of Attila and Muhammad; he is the causal link that binds together the two moments of Roman imperial collapse. Determined to reverse the losses Rome suffered in the fifth century, Justinian unleashed an aggressive campaign in the face of tremendous adversity, not least the plague. A briskly paced narrative by a master historian, Rome Resurgent promises to introduce readers to this captivating and unjustly overlooked chapter in ancient warfare."-- This book offers a fundamentally new interpretation of his conquest policy and its overall strategic effect, which has often been seen as imperial overreach, making the regime vulnerable to the Islamic takeover of its richest territories in the seventh century and thus transforming the great Roman Empire of Late Antiquity into its pale shadow of the Middle Ages. In Rome Resurgent, historian Peter Heather draws heavily upon contemporary sources, including the writings of Procopius, the principal historian of the time, while also recasting that author's narrative by bringing together new perspectives based on a wide array of additional source material. A huge body of archaeological evidence has become available for the sixth century, providing entirely new means of understanding the overall effects of Justinian's war policies. Building on his own distinguished work on the Vandals, Goths, and Persians, Heather also gives much fuller coverage to Rome's enemies than Procopius ever did.


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Goths and Romans, 332-489
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ISBN: 9780191676581 Year: 1991 Publisher: Oxford Clarendon

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The Goths in the fourth century
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ISBN: 0853234264 1846313228 Year: 1991 Volume: 11 Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press,

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The fall of the Roman Empire : a new history of Rome and the barbarians
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ISBN: 1283577089 9786613889539 0199978611 Year: 2007 Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press,

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Peter Heather presents a history of one of the greatest and most epic mysteries - the strange death of the Roman Empire.

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History. --- Rome --- History --- Europe

Politics, philosophy, and empire in the fourth century : select orations of Themistius
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ISBN: 0853231060 1846313821 Year: 2001 Volume: 36 Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press,

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Around the year 350, a young orator and philosopher called Themistius delivered a speech to the Emperor Constantius II in Ancyra (modern Ankara). Themistius found great favour with the Emperor, who catapulted him into the Constantinople Senate in 355. He was similarly favoured by subsequent emperors – Jovian (363–64), Valens (364–78) and Theodosius (379–95). This volume presents translations of a selection of the speeches of Themistius, grouped into chapters that deal either with a key period in the evolution of his career or with a sequence of events of particular historical significance.

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