A History of the Later Roman Empire, AD...


A History of the Later Roman Empire, AD 284-641: The Transformation of the Ancient World

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Author  Stephen Mitchell
Publisher  Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date   September 18, 2006
ISBN  1405108568
Pages  488

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This book presents a historical study of the Roman Empire in Late Antiquity from the accession of the emperor Diocletian 284 to the death of the emperor Heraclius in 641.
  • The only modern study to cover the western and eastern empire and the entire period from 284 to 641 in a single volume
  • A bibliographical survey supports further study and research
  • Includes chronological tables, maps, and charts of important information help to orient the reader
  • Discusses the upheaval and change caused by the spread of Christianity and the barbarian invasions of the Huns, Goths and Franks
  • Contains thematic coverage of the politics, religion, economy and society of the late Roman state
  • Gives a full narrative of political and military events
  • Discusses the sources for the period

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