History of the Later Roman Empire from the Death of Theodosius I. to the Death of Justinian, Part 1

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Courier Corporation, 1958 - History - 471 pages
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Generally acknowledged to be Professor Bury's masterpiece, this panoramic and painstakingly accurate reconstruction of the Western and Byzantine Roman empire covers the priod from 395 A.D., the death of Justinian. Quoting contemporary documents in full or in great extent, the author describes and analyzes the forces and cross-currents which controlled Rome, Constantinople, Antioch, the Persian and Teutonic regions; the rise of Byzantine power, territorial expansion, conflict of church and state, legislative and diplomatic changes; and scores of similar topics.
  

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Contents

CHAPTER I
1
CHAPTER II
25
CONSTANTINOPl E
67
CHAPTER IV
89
APPENDIx on THE Nunnnas or THE BARBARIAS
104
CHAPTER VI
174
CHAPTER VII
212
CHAPTER VIII
240
CHAPTER IX
265
CHAPTER X
314
CHAPTER XI
348
CHAPTER XII
389
THE REIGN OF ANAs1AsIos I am was Vrcsaomxrr or Tasonsmc
429
rscrs or THE Easr
470
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J. B. Bury taught history for many years at the University of Cambridge.