A Winter Sea?
The Fortress Constantinople
- HistoryThe Avar Siege of Constantinople in 626
This chapter deals with the defence of Constantinople during the Avar attack. The author offers a critical re-examination of the often-discussed condition of the fortification of the Byzantine…
The Danger of the Soft Life: Manly and Unmanly Romans in Procopius's Gothic War
Abstract:Procopius's Secret History has attracted the attention of a generation of social historians. Yet, the significant, albeit subtler ways, in which gender colors Procopius's most significant…
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Re Teodorico costruttore di flotte
This article examines a group of letters of the Variae concerning the building of an Ostrogothic fleet by Theoderic. These letters, though well known, lack detailed analysis in modern historiography.…
How Big was the Roman Imperial Army?
The question in the title, if it could be answered, would supply a statistic more likely to be useful to historians in more connections than any other one can think of. But there are in fact too many…