Description - A History of the Later Roman Empire, AD 284-641 by Stephen Mitchell
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 volumeA bibliographical survey supports further study and researchIncludes chronological tables, maps, and charts of important information help to orient the readerDiscusses the upheaval and change caused by the spread of Christianity and the barbarian invasions of the Huns, Goths and FranksContains thematic coverage of the politics, religion, economy and society of the late Roman stateGives a full narrative of political and military eventsDiscusses the sources for the period
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Blackwell Publishing Ltd
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Author Biography - Stephen Mitchell
Stephen Mitchell is Emeritus Professor of Ancient History at the University of Exeter and a Fellow of the British Academy. He is also the author of Anatolia. Land, Men, and Gods in Asia Minor (1993), Cremna in Pisidia (1996), and Pisidian Antoch (1998).