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The Resource Chronicles of the barbarians : firsthand accounts of pillage and conquest from the ancient world to the fall of Constantinople, edited by David Willis McCullough

Chronicles of the barbarians : firsthand accounts of pillage and conquest from the ancient world to the fall of Constantinople, edited by David Willis McCullough

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Chronicles of the barbarians : firsthand accounts of pillage and conquest from the ancient world to the fall of Constantinople
Title
Chronicles of the barbarians
Title remainder
firsthand accounts of pillage and conquest from the ancient world to the fall of Constantinople
Statement of responsibility
edited by David Willis McCullough
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Firsthand accounts of barbarian invaders from Herodotus (d. 424 B.C.) to the fall of Constantinople (1553). Scythians, Huns, Vandals, Mongols, Turks are seen through the same of fear, ignorance and bias
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
930
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D104
LC item number
.C55 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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McCullough, David W
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  • History, Ancient
  • Middle Ages
  • Migrations of nations
  • History, Ancient
  • Middle Ages
  • Migrations of nations
Label
Chronicles of the barbarians : firsthand accounts of pillage and conquest from the ancient world to the fall of Constantinople, edited by David Willis McCullough
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Barbarian Chronology -- I. Barbarians on the Landscape. from Geography, A.D. 24 / Strabo -- II. The Greeks' Barbarians. "Scythians and Thracians," 424 B.C. / Herodotus -- III. Rome Encounters the Celts. "Romans and Celts Battle in Umbria," ca. 390 B.C. / Diodorus Siculus. "The Celts Enter Rome," ca. 390 B.C. / Livy. "The Early Celtic -- Roman Wars," 225 B.C. / Polybius -- IV. Gaul. "On the Gauls," 58 B.C. / Julius Caesar. "On the People and Customs of Gaul," ca. 50 B.C. / Diodorus Siculus. "Border Battles," 55 B.C. / Julius Caesar -- V. Germany. "On the Germans," 55 B.C. / Julius Caesar. Germania, A.D. 98 / Tacitus -- VI. Britain. "The First Invasion of Britain," 55 B.C. / Julius Caesar. "The People and Customs of Britain," ca. 50 B.C. / Diodorus Siculus. "A Battle Between Romans and Caledonians in Southern Scotland," ca. A.D. 80 / Tacitus -- VII. The Goths Turn South to Rome. "The Gothic Invasion and the Battle of Hadrianople," A.D. 378 / Ammianus Marcellinus. "Alaric Sacks Rome," A.D. 410 / Procopius. "The Death and Funeral of Alaric" / Edward Gibbon -- VIII. The Huns. "The Huns," ca. A.D. 400 / Claudian. "Negotiating and Dining with Attila," A.D. 449 / Priscus. "A Goth's Biography of Attila," A.D. 551 / Jordanes -- IX. The Vandals. from The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire / Edward Gibbon -- X. The Vikings. "The Battle of Maldon," 991. "Viking Raids," from The Annals of St. Bertin, 843-859. "Viking Raids," from The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, 994-1016. "A Viking Funeral," 922 / Ibn Fadlan. "The Beastly Eruli," ca. 560 / Procopius -- XI. Ireland. "The Customs of the Irish," 1185 / Geraldus Cambrensis. "Bricriu's Feast and the War of Words of the Women of Ulster," from Cuchulain of Muirthemne, 12th Century -- XII. Genghis Khan. from The History of the World Conqueror, 1260 / Juvaini. "Some Incidents During Genghis's War with the Tatars," from The Secret History of the Mongols, 13th Century -- XIII. Mongols and Tartars. from The Tartar Relation, 1247 / C. de Bridia. From The Chronicle of Novgorod, 1224-1259. from Chronicles, 1240-1243 / Matthew Paris -- XIV. Tamerlane. from The Life of Timur, 15th Century / Ahmed ibn Mohammed Ibn' Arabshah. from Travels and Bondage, ca. 1430 / Johann Schiltberger -- XV. The Crusades: Infidel Against Infidel. "Pope Urban II Calls for a Crusade," 1095 / Robert the Monk. "The Capture of Jerusalem," 1099 / Anonymous Norman Knight / Raymond, Canon of Le Puy. "Encounters with Crusaders in Syria," ca. 1150 / Usamah ibn-Murshid. "The Fall of Constantinople," 1453 / Doukas -- Epilogue. "At the Gates of Hadrianople," 1453 / Doukas
Control code
ocm39078855
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xxiv, 392 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780812930825
Lccn
98020314
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)39078855
Label
Chronicles of the barbarians : firsthand accounts of pillage and conquest from the ancient world to the fall of Constantinople, edited by David Willis McCullough
Publication
Note
Maps on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Barbarian Chronology -- I. Barbarians on the Landscape. from Geography, A.D. 24 / Strabo -- II. The Greeks' Barbarians. "Scythians and Thracians," 424 B.C. / Herodotus -- III. Rome Encounters the Celts. "Romans and Celts Battle in Umbria," ca. 390 B.C. / Diodorus Siculus. "The Celts Enter Rome," ca. 390 B.C. / Livy. "The Early Celtic -- Roman Wars," 225 B.C. / Polybius -- IV. Gaul. "On the Gauls," 58 B.C. / Julius Caesar. "On the People and Customs of Gaul," ca. 50 B.C. / Diodorus Siculus. "Border Battles," 55 B.C. / Julius Caesar -- V. Germany. "On the Germans," 55 B.C. / Julius Caesar. Germania, A.D. 98 / Tacitus -- VI. Britain. "The First Invasion of Britain," 55 B.C. / Julius Caesar. "The People and Customs of Britain," ca. 50 B.C. / Diodorus Siculus. "A Battle Between Romans and Caledonians in Southern Scotland," ca. A.D. 80 / Tacitus -- VII. The Goths Turn South to Rome. "The Gothic Invasion and the Battle of Hadrianople," A.D. 378 / Ammianus Marcellinus. "Alaric Sacks Rome," A.D. 410 / Procopius. "The Death and Funeral of Alaric" / Edward Gibbon -- VIII. The Huns. "The Huns," ca. A.D. 400 / Claudian. "Negotiating and Dining with Attila," A.D. 449 / Priscus. "A Goth's Biography of Attila," A.D. 551 / Jordanes -- IX. The Vandals. from The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire / Edward Gibbon -- X. The Vikings. "The Battle of Maldon," 991. "Viking Raids," from The Annals of St. Bertin, 843-859. "Viking Raids," from The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, 994-1016. "A Viking Funeral," 922 / Ibn Fadlan. "The Beastly Eruli," ca. 560 / Procopius -- XI. Ireland. "The Customs of the Irish," 1185 / Geraldus Cambrensis. "Bricriu's Feast and the War of Words of the Women of Ulster," from Cuchulain of Muirthemne, 12th Century -- XII. Genghis Khan. from The History of the World Conqueror, 1260 / Juvaini. "Some Incidents During Genghis's War with the Tatars," from The Secret History of the Mongols, 13th Century -- XIII. Mongols and Tartars. from The Tartar Relation, 1247 / C. de Bridia. From The Chronicle of Novgorod, 1224-1259. from Chronicles, 1240-1243 / Matthew Paris -- XIV. Tamerlane. from The Life of Timur, 15th Century / Ahmed ibn Mohammed Ibn' Arabshah. from Travels and Bondage, ca. 1430 / Johann Schiltberger -- XV. The Crusades: Infidel Against Infidel. "Pope Urban II Calls for a Crusade," 1095 / Robert the Monk. "The Capture of Jerusalem," 1099 / Anonymous Norman Knight / Raymond, Canon of Le Puy. "Encounters with Crusaders in Syria," ca. 1150 / Usamah ibn-Murshid. "The Fall of Constantinople," 1453 / Doukas -- Epilogue. "At the Gates of Hadrianople," 1453 / Doukas
Control code
ocm39078855
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xxiv, 392 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780812930825
Lccn
98020314
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)39078855

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