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Rome and its attendant barbarians have come to serve as such comfortingly familiar symbols of qualities with apparently perpetual relevance to human affairs, that no amount of scholarly research or well-intentioned political re-contextualisation is likely entirely to rescue them from … Continue reading
”The prevailing soft multiculturalism of our times has made the phrase “the fall of Rome” a surprisingly controversial one. It’s much preferred to talk about “transformation” rather than “decline and fall.” In this “transformationist” view, the High Classical period of … Continue reading
The barbarian invasions destroyed classical civilization in the period 350-700 A.D. The period included the fall of Rome in A.D. 476 and through the 500 or so years that followed , the Dark Ages became the early Middle Ages. … Continue reading