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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Robert Graves was a classic Classicist. His book "I, Claudius" is a fabulous account of Imperial Rome. "Count Belisarius" is good but not at the same high level of compelling excellence. While it is ... Read full review

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An interesting read about a time of history that I'm barely familiar with. 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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