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Decline and Fall

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Audio WELCOME TO THE FALL OF ROME!

This podcast gives you a brief introduction to the course from your tutor, Dr. Steve Kershaw.

Ancient rome, Decline and Fall, Rome, Goths, Barbarians, The Caesars, Christianity, Early Christian view
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These photographs illustrate the obelisk in the Hippodrome of Constantinople, which was erected by the Emperor Theodosius I in 390 CE.

The...

Theodosius I, Constantinople, Obelisk, Honorius, Arcadius, Valentinian II, Tutmosis III, Late Roman, Ancient rome, Roman art, Roman empire, Epigraphy, Decline and Fall, Chariot racing, Emperors, Early Christian view
Link PRISCUS ATTALUS

This link takes you to a nice coin portrait of Priscus Attalus, along with other excellent images of personalities from our period.

Priscus Attalus, Ancient rome, Late Roman, Roman coins, Roman empire, Byzantine, Emperors, Decline and Fall view
Link EUSEBIUS - LIFE OF CONSTANTINE

This link takes you to a translation nof Eusebius' Life of Constantine.

Eusebius, Late Roman, Roman empire, Ancient rome, Early Christian, Constantine, Christianity, Decline and Fall, Transformation of the Roman Empire view
Link PRISCUS OF PANIUM'S EMBASSY TO ATTILA THE HUN

This link takes you to a translation of Priscus of Panium's Embassy to Attila - a first hand account of Attila from the Roman perspective.

Priscus of Panium, Attila, Attila the Hun, Barbarians, Transformation of the Roman Empire, Theodosius II, Decline and Fall, Ancient rome, Ancient history, Late Roman, Roman empire view
Link HONORIUS

This link takes you to images and information about Honorius from the Portable Antiquities Scheme.

Honorius, Ancient rome, Late Roman, Roman coins, Roman empire, Numismatics, Early Christian, Decline and Fall view
Link AURELIUS VICTOR

This link takes you to a translation of Aurelius Victor's Epitome De Caesaribus.

Aurelius Victor, Ancient rome, Late Roman, Roman empire, Ancient history, Decline and Fall, Early Christian view
Link ANCIENT SOURCES AND TRANSLATIONS

This site gives a very helpful alphabetical list of ancient sources, along with links to online translations (where available) and other useful...

Primary sources, Use of historical sources, Ancient history, Historiography, Ancient rome, Roman empire, Late Roman, Greek history, Byzantine, Early Christian, Decline and Fall, Transformation of the Roman Empire view
Link BARBARIANS RISING

The Roman Empire called them “barbarians” – tribes beyond the fringe of civilization that live a primitive, savage existence. But they are also...

Rome, Ancient rome, Barbarians, Attila the Hun, Attila, Geiseric, Alaric, Goths, Huns, Decline and Fall view
Link AUGUSTINE: CITY OF GOD

This link takes you to a translation of Augustine's City of God.

Augustine, City of God, Ancient rome, Late Roman, Roman empire, Early Christian, Decline and Fall, Christian Theology, Christians view
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