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作者 Kelly, Christopher, 1964-
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, 2010
©2008
國際標準書號 9780393338492 (paperback)
0393338495
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人社中心  D141 K45 2010    在架上    30560400627185
說明 x, 350 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
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附註 "First published as a Norton paperback 2010."
Originally published: 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
Presents an account of Attila the Hun as a political threat to Rome, reframing the warrior king as a political strategist and describing how a dedicated opponent dealt the 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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