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The Life of Belisarius (Christian Roman Empire Series)

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Published by Evolution Publishing & Manufacturing .
Written in English


  • Generals,
  • Justinian I, 527-565,
  • Byzantine Empire,
  • Belisarius,,
  • Military,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • History: World,
  • General,
  • Ancient - Rome,
  • Medieval,
  • Military - General,
  • 505 (ca.)-565,
  • Biography

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9551941M
ISBN 101889758671
ISBN 109781889758671

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  The Life of Belisarius itself would make a great movie. It has all the elements needed; a heroic and loyal figure, a decadent royalty, palace intrigue, adultrous relationships and warfare. All of this under crumbling empire and religion distorted by evil men. For history buffs I highly recommend it/5(27).   The Life of Belisarius - Kindle edition by Mahon, Lord. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Life of Belisarius/5(27).   Belisarius was a successful and brilliant tactician but even though the battles were won, the wars were lost. Overall, this is a very good history. The first third of the book gives a lot of background to Justinian's political problems in maybe a bit too much detail, but the story of Belisarius as a Byzantine general is well done indeed.4/5(96). Jon Coulston’s introduction describes this as “ a work of meticulous scholarship penned by a British aristocrat with the resources and leisure for travel and research.” Philip Stanhope (a/k/a Lord Mahon) was 24 years old when “The Life of Belisarius” was published, and it is clearly a commendable, if flawed, effort. The authorial 3/5(1).

Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books eBook - FREE. Get this book in print. AbeBooks; On Demand Books The Life of Belisarius Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope Full view - At the beginning of the sixth century of the Christian era, the empire of Constantinople was beset with enemies and sinking to decay. The tide of barbarian invasion had lately overwhelmed one half. About this book. Read. The Life of Belisarius. Philip Stanhope. Perennial Press. 0. 0. 0. At the beginning of the sixth century of the Christian era, the empire of Constantinople was beset with enemies and sinking to decay. The tide of barbarian invasion had lately overwhelmed one half of the ancient provinces of Rome, and these conquests, both.   The Life of Belisarius is an excellent period history. This book provides an interesting picture of the time between the disintegration of the Roman Empire and the emergence of both Islam in North Africa and the medieval principalities in Europe/5(5).

  Books, Toys, Games and much more. The Life of Belisarius: The Last Great General of Rome by Lord Lord Mahon, Jon Coulston. NOOK Book (eBook) $ $ Save 10% Current price is $, Original price is $ You Save 10%. :   The book is packed with information and would no-doubt be of interest to anyone undertaking a detailed study of Belisarius' campaigns, but for the most part it came across as a dry re-telling of the contemporary histories with little commentary to bring it to life/5.   This book, by Lord Mahon, is the only exhaustive autobiography of the great General Belisarius. This is well written and well researched as Lord Mahon exhaustively takes you through the great man's life. In spite of the age of the book it stands up well to modern day s: The Life of Belisarius The Last Great General of Rome. by Lord Mahon, Jon Coulston. Paperback $ Add to Cart Save 25% on every book by joining our Book Club. About This Book. The Man Who Recaptured the Lost Glory of Rome. Serving the Byzantine Emperor Justinian during the 6th century A.D., Belisarius defeated a superior Persian force that.