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The Fall of the Roman Empire Michael Grant

The Fall of the Roman Empire By Michael Grant

The Fall of the Roman Empire by Michael Grant


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In this reinterpretation of the cataclysmic events leading to the fall of the Roman Empire, Grant identifies 13 defects which he sees as being responsible for the fall. He argues that these flaws within Roman society set Roman against Roman, dividing the nation and thereby destroying it.

The Fall of the Roman Empire Summary

The Fall of the Roman Empire by Michael Grant

Hundreds of reasons for this collapse have over the centuries been suggested. Michael Grant in his reinterpretation of these cataclysmic events identifies thirteen defects which he sees as being responsible for the fall of the Roman Empire. These flaws within the society of Ancient Rome set Roman against Roman, deviding the nation and thereby destroying its ability to resist invasion.

About Michael Grant

Michael Grant is a highly successful and renowned historian of the ancient world. He has held many academic posts including those of Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge; Professor of Humanity at Edinburgh University; Vice Chancellor of The Queen's University, Belfast and Vice Chancellor of the University of Khartoum. He is a Doctor of Letters at Dublin and a Doctor of Laws at Belfast. He has also been President of the Classical Association of England, the Virgil Society and the Royal Numismatic Society, and is a Medallist of the American Numismatic Society. He lives and writes in Italy.

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GOR012601720
9781857999754
1857999754
The Fall of the Roman Empire by Michael Grant
Used - Like New
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
19970609
256
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