herwig wolfram. History of the Goths. Translated by thomas j. dunlap. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press. Pp. xii. Herwig Wolfram (14 February , Vienna) is an Austrian historian. Professor emeritus at the University of Vienna, from until he was Director of the Austrian Institute for Historical Research (Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung). History of the Goths, University of California Press, . Find History Of the Goths by Wolfram, Herwig at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers.

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Used – Very Good. The Trek to the Black Sea. History of the Goths. Inrtroduction Gothic History and Ethnography The Visigothic Superpower David Kush rated it really liked it Dec 14, A fine looking copy with map[ endapapers. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. fhe

Fine in fine, faintly rubbed dust jacket, in mylar cover. Wolfram laid the foundation for a closer examination of what we can know of Gothic customs, laws, and history. Near Fine or a Little Better Edition: Chapter five discusses the “new” Ostrogoths. University of California Pr Amazon. Hardcover with dust jacket, contains maps, genealogical charts, notes, bibliography, indexed, pp.

Solfram book in good condition. I would much recommend first reading Jordanes’ Getica before diving into monumental works like this one. There are no discussion topics on this book histor. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. The Amal Successors of Theodoric Most users should sign in with their email nistory. Oct 03, Dan Weiss rated it liked it Shelves: Sep 12, Erneilson rated it it was ok. Jun 22, Rick Novy rated it really liked it.


History Of the Goths by Wolfram, Herwig

The Goths led by Alaviv and Fritigern were seen as supplicants to the mercy of the Emperor. He demonstrates that the barbarian world of the Goths was both a creation of and an essential element of the late Roman Empire. It had some gothz that were good but much of it felt like it dragged on.

Wolfram reorganized and reinterpreted much of the classical literature that dealt with the Gothic tribes. Sign in via your Institution Sign in. Dave rated it really liked it Jan 27, It is hhe dull. Reading it requires a great amount of knowledge in ethnology as well as a solid understanding of late antique Roman political history. Apr 11, Daniel Pittman rated it liked it.

A very interesting overview of Gothic history,with its primary focus being on the structure of the Gothic state and proto-state and with plentiful discussion of institutions alongside the narrative.

I would really struggle to recommend the book unless you are really I feel like I started reading this book years ago. Includes extensive Notes, Bibliography, and detailed Index.

It’s a very hard read. King of the Goths og Italians His work is perhaps best seen as part of the ongoing effort by scholars and historians to re-evaluate that period of history that used to be known as “the fall of the Roman empire,” that is, the transformation of the Western reaches of that empire into the nascent nation states that later became medieval Europe.


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Thick 8vo, cloth-backed boards, d. It is a tremendously dry book but full of information and it is footnoted copiously. Map; sA spectacular reassesment of the place of the Goths in history, Germanic peoples, but not necessarily the ancestors of today’s Germans! The Gutones are mentioned until about A. Don’t have an account? Skipping ahead to around the middle of September A. Article PDF first page preview.

I can’t completely dog the book though, it contained a great deal of information I have never seen anywhere else and did a good job in staying organized. The Ostrogothic Greutungi until the Invasion of the Huns. Want to Read saving….

History of the Goths

In fairness, berwig only is this an academic text, but it was also translated from German. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jul 29, Zachary Moore added it. The Book House – St. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket.