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Fifth-century Gaul : a crisis of identity?

Author: John Drinkwater; Hugh Elton
Publisher: Cambridge : University press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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This unique collection of papers by international scholars deals with a highly important aspect of the 'decline and fall' of the Roman Empire and the emergence of medieval Europe, namely the loss of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Drinkwater; Hugh Elton
ISBN: 0521529336 9780521529334
OCLC Number: 1277366556
Description: XXI; 376 p. : grafici, cartine ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chronological table; Introduction; Part I. The Literary Sources: 1. Continuity or calamity: the constraints of literary models I. N. Wood; 2. From Gallia Romana to Gallia Gothica: the view from Spain R. W. Burgess; 3. Looking back from the mid-century: the Gallic chronicler of 452 and the crisis of Honorius' reign S. Muhlberger; 4. Old Kaspars: Attila's invasion of Gaul in the literary sources S. Barnish; Part II. The Gothic Settlement of 418: 5. The settlement of 418 I. S. Burns; 6. Relations between Visigoths and Romans in fifth-century Gaul C. E. N. Nixon; 7. Alaric's Goths: nation or army? W. Liebeschuetz; 8. The emergence of the Visigothic kingdom P. Heather; Part III. The Immediate Crisis 406-418: 9. Barbarians in Gaul: the response of the poets M. Roberts; Part IV. Recovery: Social and Economic: 10. The Anicii of Gaul and Rome T. S. Mommaerts and D. H. Kelley; 11. Meridional Gaul, trade and the Mediterranean economy in late antiquity R. B. Hitchner; 12. Town and country in late antique Gaul: the example of Bordeaux H. Sivan; 13. Bishops and cathedrals: order and diversity in the fifth-century urban landscape of southern Gaul S. T. Loseby; 14. The fifth-century villa: new life or death postponed? J. Percival; Part V: Recovery: Political and Military: 15. Defence in fifth-century Gaul H. Elton; Part VI. A Crisis of Identity: 16. Roman, local and barbarian coinages in fifth-century Gaul C. E. King; 17. The origins of the Reihengraberzivilisation: forty years on G. Halsall; 18. The Bagaudae of fifth-century Gaul J. F. Drinkwater; 19. Slavery, the Roman legacy R. Samson; 20. Fifth-century visitors to Italy: business or pleasure? R. W. Mathisen; 21. The 'affair' of Hilary of Arles (445) and Gallo-Roman identity in the fifth century M. Heinzelmann; 22. Crisis and conversion in fifth-century Gaul: aristocrats and ascetics between 'horizontality' and 'verticality' M. A. Wes; 23. Gaul and the Holy Land in the early fifth century E. D. Hunt; 24. Ethnicity, orthodoxy and community in Salvian of Marseilles M. Maas; Part VII. The Resolution of the Crisis: 25. Emperors and emperors in fifth-century Gaul S. Fanning; 26. Sidonius Apollinaris and the barbarians: a climate of treason? J. Harries; 27. Un-Roman activities in late antique Gaul: the cases of Arvandus amd Seronatus H. C. Teitler; Part VIII. Conclusion: 28. The Pirenne thesis and fifth-century Gaul R. Van Dam; References; Index.
Responsibility: edited by John Drinkwater and Hugh Elton.

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