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    Description"The last major ancient historian, Byzantine scholar PROCOPIUS OF CAESAREA (c. 500 565) traveled with the army of Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian I as a military adviser, and chronicled the wars he fought this is the primary source today of information about the reign of Justinian I. Here, in Books I and II of the eight-volume History of the Wars, Procopius recounts the Persian War between Justinian and the Persian Empire, a fascinating retelling that includes extensive details of geography and thorough accounts of battles, political intrigues, and interpersonal dramas. Far from dry, this is a thrilling read, one that echoes of this still turbulent region today. Students of the history of the Middle East will be enthralled by this ancient work. "


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    Title
    History of the Wars
    Subtitle
    Books 1-2 (Persian War)
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Procopius
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 596
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 34 mm
    Weight: 640 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781602064454
    ISBN 10: 1602064458
    Classifications
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    COSIMO CLASSICS
    Imprint name
    COSIMO CLASSICS
    Publication date
    01 May 2007