The Rome that Did Not Fall provides a well-illustrated, comprehensive narrative and analysis of the Roman empire in the east, charting its remarkable growth and development which resulted in the distinct and enduring civilization of Byzantium. It considers:
* the fourth century background
* the invasions of Attila
* the resources of the east
* the struggle for stability
* the achievements of Anastasius.

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PART 1 Separation

chapter 1|10 pages

Crisis and partition

chapter 2|6 pages

The fourth-century background

chapter 3|20 pages

Fortunes of East and West

chapter 4|6 pages

The Western warlords

chapter 5|14 pages

A changing state

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PART 2 On the defensive

chapter 6|14 pages

The shock of Attila

chapter 7|16 pages

Resistance and recovery

part |2 pages

PART 3 The resources

chapter 8|20 pages

Military developments, East and West

chapter 9|22 pages

Imperial wealth and expenditure

chapter 10|14 pages

Centralised power

chapter 11|16 pages

The God-protected state

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PART 4 The struggle for stability

chapter 12|12 pages

Imperial conflicts

chapter 13|16 pages

Eastern chaos, Western extinction

part |2 pages

PART 5 Stability attained

chapter 14|22 pages

The achievements of Anastasius

chapter 15|20 pages

The survival and renewal of the East