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This classic two-volume history of the Later Roman Empire, first published in 1889, remains one of the most readable works on the era, and is highly recommended for students of Roman culture.
Volume II explores:
• the age of Justinian
• the slaves
• changes in the provincial administration
• the geography of Europe at the end of Justinian's reign
• Byzantine art
• notes on the manners, industries, and commerce in the age of Justinian
• the Lombards in Italy
• the empire and the Franks
• literature of the sixth century
• dismemberment of the empire by the Saracens
• foundation of the Bulgarian kingdom
• twenty years of anarchy
• social and religious decay in the seventh century
• the geographical aspect of Europe at the end of the eighth century
• and much, much more.
British historian JOHN BAGNELL BURY (1861-1927) was professor of modern history at Cambridge. His writings, known for a readability combined with a scholarly depth, include History of Greece (1900) and Idea of Progress (1920).