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

By Peter Heather


In 378 AD, the Roman Empire had been the unrivaled superpower of Europe for well over 400 years. And yet, August that year saw a small group of German-speaking, asylum-seekers rout a vast Imperial army at Hadrianople, killing the Emperor and establishing themselves on Roman territory. …


Published date: January 1, 1999
Type: Books
Genre: History, Nonfiction

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