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Failure of empire : Valens and the Roman state in the fourth century A.D.

Author: Noel Emmanuel Lenski
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, 2003.
Series: The transformation of the classical heritage, 34; A Joan Palevsky book in classical literature
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a comprehensive biography of the Roman emperor Valens and his troubled reign (AD 364-78). Valens will always be remembered for his spectacular defeat and death at the hands of the Goths in the Battle of Adrianople. The text incorporates material from archaeology to Gothic and Armenian sources.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Valens, Emperor of the East; Valentinian, Emperor of Rome; Valens, Emperor of the East; Valentinian, Emperor of Rome
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noel Emmanuel Lenski
ISBN: 9780520233324 0520233328
OCLC Number: 1056010467
Description: 454 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Series Title: The transformation of the classical heritage, 34; A Joan Palevsky book in classical literature
Responsibility: Noel Lenski.

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This is a comprehensive biography of the Roman emperor Valens and his troubled reign (AD 364-78). Valens will always be remembered for his spectacular defeat and death at the hands of the Goths in the Battle of Adrianople. The text incorporates material from archaeology to Gothic and Armenian sources.

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