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The war that changed the world in the early seventh century

18 September 2021

9:00 AM

18 September 2021

9:00 AM

The Last Great War of Antiquity James Howard-Johnston

OUP, pp.446, 35

It was not a war to end all wars, writes James Howard-Johnston at the start of this illuminating and thought-provoking book about the confrontation between the empires of Rome and Persia that began at the start of the 7th century and lasted the best part of three decades; it was not even a war with ambitious goals.

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