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Title:
How Rome fell : death of a superpower
Author:
Goldsworthy, Adrian Keith.
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Publication Information:
New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
x, 531 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
General Note:
Also published: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2009, with title: The fall of the west : the slow death of the Roman superpower.
Language:
English
Contents:
The big question -- Crisis? : the Third century. The Kingdom of Gold ; The secret of empire ; Imperial women ; King of kings ; Barbarians ; The Queen and the "necessary" emperor ; Crisis -- Recovery? : the Fourth century. The Four : Diocletian and the Tetrarchy ; The Christian ; Rivals ; Enemies ; The Pagan ; Goths ; East and West -- Fall? : the fifth and Sixth centuries. Barbarians and Romans : generals and rebels ; The Sister and the Eternal City ; The Hun ; Sunset on an outpost of empire ; Emperors, kings, and warlords ; West and East ; Rise and fall -- A simple answer -- An even simpler moral.
ISBN:
9780300137194
Format :
Book

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