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Introduction: Visigothic Spain in the Twenty-first Century
From Empire to Kingdom, 409–507
A Turning Point
The Visigoths
The Gothic Conquest of Hispania, 456–507
The Imposition of Unity, 507–586
A Fractured Kingdom
The Reign of Leovigild, 569–586
Conversion and Reaction, 586–590
Changing Dynasties, 590–642
Kings and the Political Elite, 642–672
The Visigothic Twilight, 672–710
Court Conspiracies, 672–681
The Uneasy Throne, 681–710
The End of the Visigothic Kingdom
The Coming of the Arabs
The Last Kings, 710–713
Books and Readers
The Legacy of Africa
A Golden Age
Archaeology: Cemeteries and Churches
Goths in the Ground
A Visigothic Architecture?
Archaeology: Rural and Urban Settlements
Country Dwellers
Towns in Transition
Law and Ethnic Identity
The Fog of the Law
Gothia and Hispania
Bibliographical Essay
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Visigothic Spain 409 - 711

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This history of Spain in the period between the end of Roman ruleand the time of the Arab conquest challenges many traditionalassumptions about the history of this period.

Presents original theories about how the Visigothic kingdom wasgoverned, about law in the kingdom, about the Arab conquest, andabout the rise of Spain as an intellectual force.
Takes account of new documentary evidence, the latestarchaeological findings, and the controversies that these havegenerated.
Combines chronological and thematic approaches to theperiod.
A historiographical introduction looks at the current state ofresearch on the history and archaeology of the Visigothickingdom.
This history of Spain in the period between the end of Roman ruleand the time of the Arab conquest challenges many traditionalassumptions about the history of this period.

Presents original theories about how the Visigothic kingdom wasgoverned, about law in the kingdom, about the Arab conquest, andabout the rise of Spain as an intellectual force.
Takes account of new documentary evidence, the latestarchaeological findings, and the controversies that these havegenerated.
Combines chronological and thematic approaches to theperiod.
A historiographical introduction looks at the current state ofresearch on the history and archaeology of the Visigothickingdom.

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Categories:Books, History, Medieval
Publish date: Apr 15, 2008
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