Emperor, Prefects & Kings: The Roman West, 395-565

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UNC Press Books, 1992 - Social Science - 248 pages
P. S. Barnwell examines the development of imperial and royal government in the western part of the Roman Empire and in the early "barbarian" kingdoms that were established within its frontiers - the Visigothic, Burgundian, Frankish, and Vandal nations. C
 

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Contents

The Sources
7
The Emperor
11
The Imperial Court
20
Conclusion
48
Provincial Administration
51
The Roman System of Provincial Administration
53
The Kingdom of the Visigoths c 418568
71
The Kingdom of the Burgundians
82
Barbarian Kings in Italy 476552
134
The Royal Court
140
Senators and Provincial Governors
155
The Uariae of Cassiodorus
166
Conclusion
170
Maps
176
Abbreviations
179
Notes
182

The Franks and Gaul in the Sixth Century
90
The Vandals and Africa
114
Conclusion
125
Italy under Odoacer and the Ostrogoths
129
The Sources
131
Bibliography
225
Secondary works
231
Index
246
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