1st Edition

The Rome that Did Not Fall
The Survival of the East in the Fifth Century





ISBN 9781138007031
Published December 11, 1998 by Routledge
286 Pages

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Book Description

The Rome that Did Not Fall provides a well-illustrated, comprehensive narrative and analysis of the Roman empire in the east, charting its remarkable growth and development which resulted in the distinct and enduring civilization of Byzantium. It considers:
* the fourth century background
* the invasions of Attila
* the resources of the east
* the struggle for stability
* the achievements of Anastasius.

Author(s)

Biography

Stephen Williams is a freelance writer and until recently was Head of Public Relations at English Heritage. Gerard Friell works for English Heritage as Inspector of Ancient Monuments with particular responsiblity for Hadrian's Wall. They are the authors of Theodosius: The Empire at Bay.

Reviews

"...this [text] remains a useful read for anyone interested in Late Antiquity." - the NYMAS Review