HISTORY OF THE ANCIENT WORLD
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The Tragedy of Empire

From Constantine to the Destruction of Roman Italy

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$35.00

ISBN 9780674660137

Publication Date: 11/19/2019

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424 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

25 color photos, 14 maps

Belknap Press

History of the Ancient World

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Michael Kulikowski is the author of Rome’s Gothic Wars, Late Roman Spain and Its Cities, and The Triumph of Empire. Kulikowski has appeared in a number of documentaries on the History Channel, including Barbarians Rising, Rome, and Criminal History: Rome, and writes frequently for the Wall Street Journal and London Review of Books. He is the Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of History and Classics at Pennsylvania State University.

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