Rome, Ravenna and the last western emperors

  title={Rome, Ravenna and the last western emperors},
  author={Andrew Gillett},
  journal={Papers of the British School at Rome},
  pages={131 - 167}
  • A. Gillett
  • Published 1 November 2001
  • Geography
  • Papers of the British School at Rome
ROMA, RAVENNA E GLI ULTIMI IMPERATORI D'OCCIDENTE Nonostante Ravenna sia stata a lungo considerata come la capitale degli imperatori tardo-romani e dei loro successori in Occidente, Odoacre e i sovrani ostrogoti, l'evidenza disponibile indica che la principale residenza imperiale del quinto secolo era invece a Roma. L'adozione di Ravenna come residenza imperiale è stata generalmente attribuita al fatto che la città, grazie alle sue paludi, era facilmente difendibile dagli attacchi, ed e stata… 
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