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The Fall of Rome: And the End of Civilization

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Why did Rome fall? Vicious barbarian invasions during the fifth century resulted in the cataclysmic end of the world's most powerful civilization, and a 'dark age' for its conquered peoples. Or did it? The dominant view of this period today is that the 'fall of Rome' was a largely peaceful transition to Germanic rule, and the start of a positive cultural transformation. Bryan Ward-Perkins encourages every reader to think again by reclaiming the drama and violence of the last days of the Roman world, and reminding us of ...

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0192807285

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9780192807281

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The Fall of Rome: And the End of Civilization
2006, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192807281

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The Fall of Rome: And the End of Civilization
2005, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192805645

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