The Imperial Roman Armies defeat the Goths – The last phase of the Gothic War in Italy

At the last moment the Goths found a king and a hero to rescue them, and the conquest of Italy was destined to be deferred for twelve years more. Continue reading “The Imperial Roman Armies defeat the Goths – The last phase of the Gothic War in Italy”

Flavius Belisarius: The African campaign – The first Italian campaign

After the Persians had drawn back, foiled in their attempt to conquer Mesopotamia, and after the suppression of the “Nika” sedition had cowed the unruly populace of Constantinople, Justinian found himself at last free, and was able to take in hand his great scheme for the reconquest of the lost provinces of the empire. Continue reading “Flavius Belisarius: The African campaign – The first Italian campaign”

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