List of Illustrations.
List of Maps.
List of Diagrams.
List of Abbreviations.
1 An Introduction to Late Roman History.
2 The Nature of the Evidence.
3 The Roman Empire from Diocletian to Alaric.
4 The Roman Empire of the Fifth and Sixth Centuries.
5 The Roman State.
6 The Barbarian Kingdoms.
7 From Pagan to Christian.
8 Conversion to Christianity and the Politics of Religious Identity.
9 The Political Economy of the Later Roman Empire.
10 Society and Economy in the Mediterranean and the Near East.
11 The Challenges of the Later Sixth Century.
12 The Final Reckoning of the Eastern Empire.
Chronological List of Emperors and Other Rulers.