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By Greg Woolf

Tales of the Barbarians strains the production of latest mythologies within the wake of Roman enlargement westward to the Atlantic, and provides the 1st program of recent ethnographic idea to historic fabric.

  • Investigates the connections among empire and information on the flip of the millennia, and the production of recent histories within the Roman West
  • Explores how historical geography, neighborhood histories and the tales of wandering heroes have been woven jointly by way of Greek students and native experts
  • Offers a clean viewpoint by way of reading  passages from historical writers in a brand new light

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