Visigothic Spain 409 711

Visigothic Spain 409   711
Author : Roger Collins
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages : 272
Release : 2008-04-15
ISBN 10 : 9780470754566
ISBN 13 : 0470754567
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Visigothic Spain 409 711 Book Description:

This history of Spain in the period between the end of Roman rule and the time of the Arab conquest challenges many traditional assumptions about the history of this period. Presents original theories about how the Visigothic kingdom was governed, about law in the kingdom, about the Arab conquest, and about the rise of Spain as an intellectual force. Takes account of new documentary evidence, the latest archaeological findings, and the controversies that these have generated. Combines chronological and thematic approaches to the period. A historiographical introduction looks at the current state of research on the history and archaeology of the Visigothic kingdom.


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