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Terry Jones' barbarians

Author: Terry Jones; Alan Ereira
Publisher: London : BBC, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An entertaining rewriting of Roman history from the perspective of the 'Barbarians' - who weren't really barbaric at all!. Terry Jones' Barbarians takes a completely fresh approach to Roman history. Not only does it offer us the chance to see the Romans from a non-Roman perspective, it also reveals that most of those written off by the Romans as uncivilized, savage and barbaric were in fact organized, motivated and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Jones; Alan Ereira
ISBN: 9781409070429 1409070425
OCLC Number: 608683447
Notes: Title from eBook information screen.
"Published to accompany the television series 'Terry Jones' barbarians, ' produced by Oxford Film and Television of BBC Television and first broadcast on BBC2 in 2006"--Title page verso.
Details: Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 4368 KB).
Other Titles: Barbarians
Responsibility: Terry Jones & Alan Ereira.

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An entertaining rewriting of Roman history from the perspective of the 'Barbarians' - who weren't really barbaric at all!. Terry Jones' Barbarians takes a completely fresh approach to Roman history. Not only does it offer us the chance to see the Romans from a non-Roman perspective, it also reveals that most of those written off by the Romans as uncivilized, savage and barbaric were in fact organized, motivated and intelligent groups of people, with no intentions of overthrowing Rome and plundering its Empire.

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"I have enormously enjoyed this book - it is very lively and really does get to grips with perceptions of the Barbarians. It's just what we need to readdress the balance and to put the Romans in Read more...

 
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