Tides of History
Tides of History
Wondery / Patrick Wyman
Alaric, the Goths, and the Sack of Rome: Interview with Professor Douglas Boin
45 minutes Posted Jun 4, 2020 at 2:00 am.
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Alaric was one of the most famous barbarians of antiquity, and yet we know little about him - or at least, we knew very little, until Douglas Boin's excellent new book came out. It's entitled Alaric the Goth: An Outsider's History of the Fall of Rome. In today's episode, I chat with Professor Boin about the book, the Goths, and how we should understand this period of Roman - and Gothic - history.

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