Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 March 2014

488 Pages | 45 illustrations

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199368518

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The Restoration of Rome

Barbarian Popes and Imperial Pretenders

Peter Heather

  • A lively and energetic narrative that draws on the latest scholarship
  • Well-argued account of the period from the fall of the Roman Empire to the reinvention of the papacy
  • Original interpretations of the careers of Theoderic and Justinian, and of the transfer of religious authority over the Latin west from emperors to the Bishop of Rome in the early centuries of the second millennium
  • Handsomely illustrated with 45 images and maps