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Fall of the Roman Empire A New History of Rome and the Barbarians

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ISBN-10: 0195325419

ISBN-13: 9780195325416

Edition: 2007

Authors: Peter Heather

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The death of the Roman Empire is one of the perennial mysteries of world history. Now, in this groundbreaking book, Peter Heather proposes a stunning new solution: Centuries of imperialism turned the neighbors Rome called barbarians into an enemy capable of dismantling an Empire that had dominated their lives for so long. A leading authority on the late Roman Empire and on the barbarians, Heather relates the extraordinary story of how Europe's barbarians, transformed by centuries of contact with Rome on every possible level, eventually pulled the empire apart. He shows first how the Huns overturned the existing strategic balance of power on Rome's European frontiers, to force the Goths and…    
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/11/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 9.17" wide x 6.34" long x 1.56" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

List of Maps
Pax Romana
The Limits of Empire
War on the Danube
The City of God
Out of Africa
Attila the Hun
Fall of Empires
The Fall of the Hunnic Empire
End of Empire
The Fall of Rome
Dramatis Personae