History of the Wars

History of the Wars : Books 1-2 (Persian War)

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"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. ""show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 596 pages
  • 129.54 x 205.74 x 38.1mm | 566.99g
  • COSIMO CLASSICS
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1602064458
  • 9781602064454