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The Last Roman: Romulus Augustulus and the Decline of the West

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The Last Roman: Romulus Augustulus and the Decline of the West - Murdoch, Adrian
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"The Last Roman" is the only biography about Romulus Augustulus. It focuses on the personalities behind this powerful story and reveals the world into which Romulus was born - an empire that was about to die. Author Adrian Murdoch explores how Romulus's father Orestes, secretary to Attila the Hun, rose through the ranks to become kingmaker; how all was lost to another usurper in an Italy wracked with civil war; and how Romulus found peace at last, founding a monastery. This dramatic and poignant story of politics, decline ...

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The Last Roman: Romulus Augustulus and the Decline of the West 2006, The History Press Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780750944748

Hardcover