Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-05-01 - Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
"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
Type: BOOK - Published: 1959 - Publisher: Loeb Classical Library
Thucydides of Athens, one of the greatest of historians, was born about 471 BCE. He saw the rise of Athens to greatness under the inspired leadership of Pericles. In 430, the second year of the Peloponnesian War, he caught and survived the horrible plague which he described so graphically. Later,
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-13 - Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing
Sir John Fortescue holds a pre-eminent place amongst British military historians, his enduring fame and legacy resting mainly on his life’s work “The History of the British Army”, According to Professor Brian Bond, the work was “the product of indefatigable research in original documents, a determination to present a clear,
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-01-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Volume III of the Cambridge History of the Napoleonic Wars moves away from the battlefield to explore broader questions of society and culture. Leading scholars from around the globe show how the conflict left its mark on virtually every aspect of society. They reflect on the experience of the soldiers