Bachrach, Bernard S.
Title A HISTORY OF THE ALANS IN THE WEST From Their First Appearance in the Sources of Classical Antiquity through the Early Middle Ages
Book Condition Fine in Very Good- dust jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher University of Minnesota Press 1973
Seller ID 5965
0816606781 Dustjacket has edgewear with chipping and a couple of small tears. ; Minnesota Monographs in the Humanities; 1 x 1 x 1 Inches; 161 pages; The Alans, a nomadic people from the steppe lands of south Russia, were among the many invaders of the Roman empire who helped to bring about its fall. They were not Germans -- they were Indo-Iranians. Bachrach discusses the social and religious institutions of the Alans and especially their military customs.
Mediaeval Classical Greek & Roman Roman History Medieval Middle Ages Roman Empire Indo-european Iranian Indology