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Of all the books I've read about the Bubonic Plague, "Justinian's Flea" proved to be the most deft at weaving the history of Eastern Roman Empire with the ecological life... Read morePublished 2 months ago by ealovitt
I was relieved to read cloud catcher 22's review for I have the same complaint with some additions. I have read with great interest about the fourteenth century's bubonic plague's... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Janet Controulis
My wife borrowed this book from the Georgetown Library and recommended it. I liked it so well I bought a copy for my son. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Greg Farman
The author has a tendency to history hop. He goes from Justinian’s origins back to Constantine’s conversion to Christianity and creation of Constantinople to the Gothic invasions... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Hopeless with computers
The title of Justinian's Flea: Plague, Empire and the Birth of Europe promises so much - the last great Roman Emperor (or first Byzantine Emperor, if you prefer), the Bubonic... Read morePublished 10 months ago by DWD's Reviews
While this is a review of the 2007 edition of Justinian's Flea: Plague, Empire, and the Birth of Europe 2007, ISBN-13: 7394-9163-8; there also exists a separate edition of what is... Read morePublished 11 months ago by JOHN A. BROUSSARD
I enjoyed the detail and telling of the history in a non-pedantic way. I encourage all to read this book.Published 11 months ago by jack stone
Too much biological info for the ordinary reader I would imagine which makes for boring reading thru those particular parts.Published 13 months ago by gail arseneau