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Author Jacobsen, Torsten Cumberland.

Title The Gothic War : Rome's final conflict in the West / Torsten Cumberland Jacobsen.

Imprint Yardley, Pa. : Westholme, c2009.


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  949.5013 J156g 2009    ---  Available
Description x, 370 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-358) and index.
Contents Prelude -- The Ostrogoths -- Theodoric in Italy -- The first stages -- The first siege of Rome -- Famine and pestilence -- The campaign for Ravenna -- The capture of Ravenna -- Affairs in Africa and the East -- The rise of Totila -- The return of Belisarius -- The second siege of Rome -- The third siege of Rome -- The return of Narses -- Aftermath and conclusions -- Appendix. Men, equipment, and tactics : the Romans ; Men, equipment, and tactics : the Ostrogoths.
Summary This title provides readers with a wealth of information on every aspect of the Gothic War - from famous battles and military leaders to a fascinating history of the Ostrogoth tribe.
Subject Justinian I, Emperor of the East, 483?-565.
Goths -- History.
Byzantine Empire -- History -- Justinian I, 527-565.
Italy -- History -- Gothic War, 535-555.
ISBN 9781594160844 : $26.00

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