This is a history of the wars between Byzantium and its numerous foes, among them the Goths, Arabs, Slavs, Crusaders, and Ottoman Turks. By the middle of the 6th century the Byzantine emperor ruled a mighty empire that straddled Europe, Asia, and North Africa. Within 100 years, this powerful empire had been cut in half. Two centuries later the Byzantine empire was once a
More lists with this book...
My only remark is a rather "dry" narrative (entire text feels like it was taken from some scholarly paper intended for the audience that knows the basic elements of the topic).
Nevertheless great read with lots of information.