A History of the Ostrogoths

A History of the Ostrogoths

Thomas Burns
Distribution: World
Publication date: 2/1/1991
Format: paper 0 pages, 16 photos
ISBN: 978-0-253-20600-8
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A Main Selection of the History Book Club
"Thorough and convincing . . . likely to become the standard work on the subject." —Library Journal

"Highly readable." —
Medieval Literature

"A major work of synthesis." —
Walter E. Kaegi

"Burns has achieved much for the modern study of Ostrogoths." —
Antiquaries Journal

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Table of Contents

PREFACE

INTRODUCTION
ABBREVIATIONS

1. Rome and the Northern Barbarians
2. The Presettlement Phase
3. Bondage and Struggle
4. Theodoric’s Kingdom Surveyed
5. The Metamorphosis of Ostrogothic Society
6. Religion
7. Leadership and Government
8. Warriors and the Military System
9. The End of the Ostrogothic Kingdom

Epilogue

NOTES
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX