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作者 Kelly, Christopher, 1964- author
書名 Attila the Hun
The end of empire : Attila the Hun and the fall of Rome / Christopher Kelly
出版項 New York : W.W. Norton, 2009
國際標準書號 9780393061963 (hardcover)
0393061965 (hardcover)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  D141 .K45 2009    在架上    30610020310215
 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  D141 K29 2009    在架上    30530001269497
版本 First American edition
說明 x, 350 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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附註 Originally publAished: Attila the Hun: barbarian terror and the fall of the Roman Empire. London : Bodley Head, 2008
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-330) and index
The Strava of Attila the Hun -- Part one: Before Attila -- First contact -- The axis of evil -- A backward steppe -- Romans and barbarians -- How the West was won -- Part two: Huns and Romans -- A tale of two cities -- War on three fronts -- Brothers in arms -- Fighting for Rome -- Shock and awe -- Barbarians at the gates -- The price of peace -- Part three: Dinner with Attila -- Mission impossible -- Close encounters -- Eating with the enemy -- What the historian saw -- Truth and dare -- End game -- Part four: The failure of empire -- Hearts and minds -- The bride of Attila -- Taking sides -- The fog of war -- The last retreat -- Endingue -- Reputations
A bold new account of Attila the Hun as empire builder and political threat to Rome reframes the warrior king as a political strategist, capturing the story of how a small, but dedicated, opponent dealt a seemingly invincible empire defeats from which it would never recover
主題 Attila, d. 453
Huns -- Biography
Huns -- History
Rome -- History -- Empire, 284-476
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