Empires and exchanges in Eurasian late antiquity : Rome, China, Iran, and the steppe, ca. 250-750
Empires and exchanges in Eurasian late antiquity : Rome, China, Iran, and the steppe, ca. 250-750 / edited by Nicola Di Cosmo, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Michael Maas, Rice University.
|Other authors:||Di Cosmo, Nicola, 1957- (Editor)Maas, Michael, 1951- (Editor)|
xxxvii, 504 pages ; illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
|Summary:||"The second phase of Roman-steppe relations began during the latter part of the fourth century, when Hunnic groups entered the western steppes, and lasted through the early sixth century. This 'Age of Attila' saw major shifts throughout Western Eurasia. Several decades after the battle of Adrianople, Huns moved into Europe and became unified early in the fifth century with a center of power in the Hungarian plain"--|