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From: 428 AD

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• CONTENTS • Preface ix Acknowledgments xiii Introduction xv I The Travels of Flavius Dionysius and the End of Armenia  II The World of Nestorius: Bishops, Monks, and Saracens  III On the Pilgrim’s Road  IV The New Rome and Its Prince  V The Anatomy of an Empire  VI From Ravenna to Nola: Italy in Transition  VII Trial Runs for the Middle Ages  VIII Waiting for the Vandals  IX Pagans and Christians on the Nile  X Easter in Jerusalem  XI The Great King and the Seven Princesses  Epilogue  Notes  Index  This page intentionally left blank ...