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The Goths

Author: P J Heather
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 1998.
Series: Peoples of Europe.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume draws on literary and archaeological evidence to reconstruct the Goths' dramatic history, and to explore the meaning of Gothic identity at different moments and in different contexts. It  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P J Heather
ISBN: 0631209328 9780631209324 0631165363 9780631165361
OCLC Number: 39945694
Notes: "First published 1996. First published in paperback 1998"--Title page verso.
Description: xv, 358 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The Gothic Problem --
pt. I. In Search of the Goths --
2. From the Baltic to the Black Sea --
3. The Fourth-Century Kingdoms --
pt. II. Goths, Huns and Romans --
4. The Hunnic Revolution --
5. Goths and Romans: Remaking the Gothic World --
6. The Transformation of the Goths 376-484 --
pt. III. The Kingdoms of the Goths --
7. The First Gothic Successor State --
8. Ostrogothic Italy: Kingdom and Empire --
9. Sixth-Century Crises and Beyond --
10. Symbols, Mechanisms and Continuities --
App. 1. Procopius and the Gothic Elite --
App. 2. Non-Goths in the Army of Totila.
Series Title: Peoples of Europe.
Responsibility: Peter Heather.

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"...a volume of central importance on the place of the Goths in early European history and a fine contribution to the study of the transformation of Europe after Rome." Times Literary Supplement, Read more...

 
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