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- Archaeology, History and the Decline of Rome

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The Fall of the Western Roman Empire
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Bog, paperback
Udgivelsesdato:
01-07-2011
Sprog:
Engelsk
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The decline of the Roman Empire has been a subject of fascination and debate for centuries. In this original new work, Neil Christie draws on numerous sources, interweaving the latest archaeological evidence, to reconstruct the period's landscape and events. In the process, he rethinks some of historians' most widely held and long-established views: Was the Empire's disintegration caused primarily by external or internal factors? Why did the Eternal City of Old Rome collapse in the West, while the 'New Rome' of Constantinople endured in the East? What was destroyed and what remained of Roman culture after successive invasions by Vandals, Goths, Huns and other 'barbarians', and what was the impact of the new Christian religion? As Christie expertly demonstrates, the archaeology of the late Roman period reveals intriguing answers to these and other questions. Taking an innovative, interdisciplinary approach that combines traditional historical methods and a unique familiarity with the Empire's physical remnants, he uncovers new aspects of Rome's military struggles, its shifting geography, and the everyday lives of its subjects. Written in a clear, accessible style, The Fall of the Western Roman Empire is a perfect introduction for newcomers to the subject, and essential reading for undergraduate students and specialists in archaeology and ancient history.

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Udgivelsesdato:
01-07-2011
ISBN13:
9780340759660
Vægt:
454 g
Dybde:
23 mm
Bredde:
156 mm
Højde:
234 mm
Format:
Paperback
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    This book offers a fresh assessment of the Western Roman Empire's ostensible decline. Neil Christie presents a compelling argument that the Roman Empire did not dissolve; rather it was simply transformed in the West and persisted in the East. 28 black and white figures and maps

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- Archaeology, History and the Decline of Rome

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