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Count Belisarius was the last general of the Roman empire to be given a Triumph. His reconquests of North Africa, and Sicily in the 's CE were the high mark of the reign of Justinian I. His wife was an intimate of the Empress Theodora, and he shows well in history, having also defended the empire from invasions by the Persians and the Huns/5(13). With this book Robert Graves again demonstrates his command of a vast historical subject, creating a startling and vivid picture of a decadent era. Read more. A review y David Maclaine of the historical novel Count Belisarius by Robert Graves.
Preview of Count Belisarius Summary. The events of Count Belisarius take place in the sixth century in the Mediterranean region. In the society of that time and place, religion, especially Christianity, was often regarded as a political matter, with not only individual people but whole populations shifting from one religion to another when political or military power shifted from . COUNT BELISARIUS. by Robert Graves. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. A vigorous tale, lacking the completely distinctive qualities of a hero that made Claudius so exceptional, Belisarius retains the same meticulously arranged background and skilful recapturing of a period -- the Byzantine empire of.
Belisarius is a series of science fiction novels written by David Drake and Eric Flint. The story follows Flavius Belisarius, a real historical figure. +The Story. Belisarius is primarily science fiction though some might describe it more accurately as alternative history. It chronicles the war between two competing societies. Other generals and the emperor Justinian serve as counter-examples of Belisaurius and also reflect the time he lived. The book wasn't perfect, but it was a great book about a near perfect man. 'Count Belisarius' does make me want to dig deeper into Procopius' History of the Wars of Justinian and The Secret History.5/5(2).
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This book is set in the waning days of the Roman Empire, in the s AD. The Christian Emperor Justinian is suspicious and dis-trustful of his greatest general Belisarius. The book is actually told mostly from the perspective of Belisarius's wife, as the narrator is his wife's eunuch slave.4/4(60).
Robert Graves's sources for Count Belisarius include some of the great historical works of classical antiquity: Livy, Thucydides, Herodotus, and certainly Xenophon in the Persian war sections. The novel is set in the sixth century of our era.
Belisarius is perhaps the last loyal general the Roman Empire can still count on.4/5. 'Belisarius' was his third such novel, and while it is a 'ripping yarn' of a book, Graves's rich knowledge of the history of Christianity and his grasp of the theological conflicts of the day infuse this story of the exploits of one of the greatest generals in history with the Byzantine complexities of Emperor Justinian's reign/5(94).
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Count Belisarius book Other generals and the emperor Justinian serve as counter-examples of Belisaurius and also reflect the time he lived. The book wasn't perfect, but it was a great book about a near perfect man.
'Count Belisarius' does make me want to dig deeper into Procopius' History of the Wars of Justinian and The Secret History. Count Belisarius by Robert Graves,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(K).
Count Belisarius [Book of the Month Edition] Graves, Robert. Published by Book-of-the-Month Club. Used. Invaders threatened on all fronties, but they grew to respect and fear the name of Belisarius, the Emperor Justinian's greatest general.
Count Belisarius (Literary Guild: ) Graves, Robert. Published by Literary Guild, New York (). Belisarius Saga, Book 2 By: David Drake, Eric Flint Count Belisarius, the greatest general of the age and perhaps of all ages, must outwit the evil empire - and then, when there is no longer room to maneuver, to meet it sword-edge to sword-edge, because evil cannot be allowed to rule men.
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Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your. The book continues describing the rise to prominence of Belisarius, his wars against the Persians, Vandals and Goths and his relationship with Antonina.
Theodora and Justinian receive more attention at the beginning of the book and certainly less as the story is told but the book is about Belisarius and the focus is his career. Mr.5/5(5).
The Belisarius Series is a fictional saga in the alternate history and military history subgenres of science fiction, written by American authors David Drake and Eric protagonist is a real historical figure, the late Roman general Flavius Belisarius (– AD).
The saga is published by Baen Books wherein an overarching theme ties each book together. COVID Resources.
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A large portion of the book is devoted to Belisarius's military campaigns in North Africa and Italy, but it is also a look at the political intrigue and social life of the Byzantine Empire. Softening of the back strip edges with rubbing of the top book corners and lower book edges.
Get this from a library. Count Belisarius. [Robert Graves; John Julius Norwich] -- The sixth century was not a peaceful time for the Roman empire. Invaders threatened on all fronties, but they grew to respect and fear the name of Belisarius, the Emperor Justinian's greatest general.
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Count Belisarius is a historical novel by Robert Graves, first published inrecounting the life of the Byzantine general Belisarius (AD –). Just as Graves's Claudius novels (I, Claudius and Claudius the God and his Wife Messalina) were based on The Twelve Caesars of Suetonius and other Roman sources, Count Belisarius is largely based on Procopius's History of.
COUNT BELISARIUS By Robert Graves - Hardcover. A book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or Rating: % positive.
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Count Belisarius Summary. The events of Count Belisarius take place in the sixth century in the Mediterranean region. In the society of that time and place, religion, especially Christianity, was often regarded as a political matter, with not only individual people but whole populations shifting from one religion to another when political or military power shifted from one religious faction to.
Count Belisarius won the Prix Femina in Aprilshortly after it was published, and although some consider it among his best novels,10 others do not Richard Perceval Graves finds the book to be overloaded with historical details, and (echoing the reviewer of mentioned above) the hero to be woodenFile Size: KB."Count Belisarius" sounded like a book tailor-made for me.
I was left disappointed. While the book had a lot of similar historical intrigue as may be found in "I, Claudius," the battle scenes lacked pop and the characters were flat.
Belisarius himself seemed one-dimensional. This could have been a product of the narration style Graves chose for /5(78). “The scope of the book is massive—encompassing religious controversy and cultural developments as well as military history—yet, throughout, Graves succeeds in blending historical details with the development of his main characters.” —Historical Novel Society Count Belisarius.
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