The Second Edition of A History of the Later Roman Empirefeatures extensive revisions and updates to the highly-acclaimed,sweeping historical survey of the Roman Empire from the accessionof Diocletian in AD 284 to the death of Heraclius in 641.
Features a revised narrative of the political history thatshaped the late Roman Empire
Includes extensive changes to the chapters on regional history,especially those relating to Asia Minor and Egypt
Offers a renewed evaluation of the decline of the empire in thelater sixth and seventh centuries
Places a larger emphasis on the military deficiencies, collapseof state finances, and role of bubonic plague throughout the Europein Rome’s decline