Count Belisarius

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Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1982 - Fiction - 564 pages
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The sixth century was not a peaceful time for the Roman empire. Invaders threatened on all fronties, but they grew to respect and fear the name of Belisarius, the Emperor Justinian's greatest general. With this book Robert Graves again demonstrates his command of a vast historical subject, creating a startling and vivid picture of a decadent era.

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User Review  - Bob - Goodreads

I was really looking forward to reading this book, after learning about the amazing life of Belisarius, but was very disappointed. I really enjoyed Robert Graves' Claudius books, but this one paled in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jefferson - Goodreads

Can you resist a novel by Robert Graves, the author of I, Claudius (1934), about Belisarius (500-565 AD), arguably the greatest general in history, a man who used his intelligence, courage, creativity ... Read full review

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Robert Ranke Graves (1895-1985) was a British poet, novelist, and critic. He is best known for the historical novel I, Claudius and the critical study of myth and poetry The White Goddess.

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