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Author Whitby, Michael.

Title Rome at war AD 293-696 / Michael Whitby
Published New York : Routledge, 2003

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 MELB  937.08 Whi/Raw  AVAILABLE
Description 95 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 26 cm
Series Essential histories
Essential histories.
Contents Background to war: Controlling the empire -- Warring sides: Inside and outside the empire -- Outbreak: Creating crisis -- The fighting: Challenges to empire -- Portraits of soldiers: Brothers in arms -- The world around war: Impact of conflict -- Portraits of civilians: Notable individuals -- How the war ended: Making new boundaries -- Conclusions and consequences: Roman legacies
Summary From global domination in the early third century to effective collapse four hundred years later, this book provides a full account of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire. The successive problems which led to the Empire's demise are all examined in detail, and the later Roman army is reassessed. [publisher]
Notes "First published in 2002 under the title Essential Histories: Rome at War AD 229-696 by Osprey Publishing Ltd."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Italy -- History, Military -- 476-1268.
Rome -- History, Military -- 30 B.C.-476 A.D.
Rome -- History -- Germanic Invasions, 3rd-6th centuries.
Italy -- History -- 476-774.
Genre/Form History.
LC no. 2003009674
ISBN 0415968607 hardback alkaline paper
Other Titles Essential histories