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"I wish all historical books written by nonhistorians were so informed, and all books by historians so well written." —Dr. Walter Pohl, head of the Institute for Medieval History Research, Vienna Academy of Sciences
Even for an enthusiast of Roman history, this book challenged a lot of assumptions and status quo and did it in an eminently readable and enjoyable manner. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Acacia G.
Nothing really new or surprising, but a much-needed overall view of the egregious falsehoods perpetrated by Roman and Early Church "historians. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Amazon Customer
I really liked this book and it was well-researched. I learned a lot of things I didn't know, such as Barbarians were much more civilized than the Romans. Read morePublished 7 days ago by S. Novoselac
Entertaining alternative views on the role and prominence of so-called barbarian peoples in the time of the Roman empire. Easy to read with some fun editorial insights. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Derek
An informative if admittedly biased revisionist Western Civ history. Not scholarly but well documented and presented with reason and passion, the author makes a very credible case... Read morePublished 9 days ago by Mike D.
Extremely interesting in presenting a different perspective on the non-Romans of Roman times. The book is so one sided against the Romans that I found it hard to give it full... Read morePublished 11 days ago by J.M.
An interesting but simplistic and often flawed approach to the civilizations that challenged and eventually brought down the Western Roman Empire. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Philip Ross Gordon
Informative and entertaining, with an informal style despite the authors' obvious scholarship. A very good read for anyone interested in history and/or Christianity of this period.Published 17 days ago by Robert B Pinnell
As an armchair historian I'm always impressed when someone offers a new and interesting perspective, especially when they can back it up, and it is presented with wit and sparkle. Read morePublished 19 days ago by George L Kennedy