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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Review: Count BelisariusUser Review - Michael - Goodreads
A decent enough book and well written. I only have two problems with it. First, the events are told from one viewpoint and are very skewed. Second, it is a very pessimistic book and is downbeat ... Read full review
Review: Count BelisariusUser Review - Goodreads
The story is fun and pulpy, reaching a climax of downright addictive during Belisarius' initial conquests in Italy. The exasperated digressions on debates in current Christian theology, as told from ... Read full review