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Thompson, E. A.

Overview
Works: 91 works in 424 publications in 10 languages and 8,881 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Biographies  Church history  Manuscripts  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Dedicatee, Honoree, Contributor, Other
Classifications: D141, 270.20924
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by E. A Thompson
Who was Saint Patrick? by E. A Thompson( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Everyone knows of St. Patrick, but what do we know about him? Simply that it was he who 'converted the Irish to Christianity'. The strange fact is that for two hundred years or so after his death, although his name was remembered with respect, everything else about him was forgotten." "E. A. Thompson pieces together the story of his life, drawing his evidence from the only real clues that exist, Patrick's own writings, not from the later Lives. He reveals him as coming from a well-to-do nominally Christian family in Britain, being captured by Irish raiders and forced into slavery in Co Mayo, converting to a most earnest Christianity, and eventually escaping from Ireland to the fulfilment of his calling. As a bishop, he is shown to have been a man of profound originality, and his writings - his Confession and his Letter to Coroticus - further display his character. It is no surprise that a host of legends became attached to his name, and the biography is completed with a look at some of those early legends."--Jacket
The Goths in Spain by E. A Thompson( Book )

59 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romans and barbarians : the decline of the western empire by E. A Thompson( Book )

20 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the fall of the Roman Empire in the West from the barbarian perspective and experience. Standard interpretations of the decline of the Roman Empire in the West view the barbarian invaders as destroyers. Thompson, however, argues that the relationship between the invaders and the invaded was far more complex than the common interpretation would suggest
The Huns by E. A Thompson( Book )

38 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appendices include a note on "The songs of the Huns."
The early Germans by E. A Thompson( Book )

17 editions published between 1965 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Visigoths in the time of Ulfila by E. A Thompson( Book )

32 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ulfila was a fourth-century Christian bishop and missionary who first brought Christianity to the Visigoths. He is credited with having created the Gothic alphabet, and he wrote the earliest translation of the Bible into a Germanic language. In this short study of early Christianity among the Goths, the author first describes the background to their conversion from paganism, discussing their material culture, relations with the Roman Empire, social organization and religion. Then goes on to describe the conversion and its aftermath and to assess Ulfila's achievement in the earliest history of Christianity among the Germanic people
Latin historians by T. A Dorey( Book )

18 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book gives an account of what the editors claim are some of the most important Latin historians
A history of Attila and the Huns by E. A Thompson( Book )

24 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The historical work of Ammianus Marcellinus by E. A Thompson( Book )

28 editions published between 1947 and 1970 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saint Germanus of Auxerre and the end of Roman Britain by E. A Thompson( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of Constantius of Lyon's Life of St Germanus
A Roman reformer and inventor : being a new text of the treatise De rebus bellicis by E. A Thompson( Book )

21 editions published between 1952 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De rebus bellicis( Book )

10 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early Germans by E. A Thompson( Book )

12 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Attila and the Huns by E. A Thompson( Book )

15 editions published between 1948 and 1975 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who was St. Patrick? by E. A Thompson( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Roman reformer and inventor, being a new text of the treatise rebus bellicis( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in Multiple languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genealogical and genetic structure by C Cannings( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los Godos en España by E. A Thompson( Book )

2 editions published between 1971 and 1979 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Storia di Attila e degli Unni by E. A Thompson( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los godos en España by E. A Thompson( Book )

4 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Romans and barbarians : the decline of the western empire
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The Goths in SpainRomans and barbarians : the decline of the western empireThe HunsThe Visigoths in the time of UlfilaSaint Germanus of Auxerre and the end of Roman BritainGenealogical and genetic structure
Alternative Names
Edward A. Thompson irischer Althistoriker

Edward Arthur Thompson historiador irlandés

Edward Arthur Thompson historian irlandez

Edward Arthur Thompson historicus uit Ierland (1914-1994)

Edward Arthur Thompson historien irlandais

Edward Arthur Thompson Iirimaa ajaloolane

Edward Arthur Thompson Irish historian

Edward Arthur Thompson irländsk historiker

Edward Arthur Thompson irsk historikar

Edward Arthur Thompson irsk historiker

Edward Arthur Thompson istoric irlandez

Edward Arthur Thompson staraí Éireannach

Thompson E. A.

Thompson E. A. 1914-1994

Thompson, E. A. (Edward Arthur), 1914-1994

Thompson, Edward A. 1914-1994

Thompson, Edward Arthur 1914-1994

Thomson E. A.

Thomson E. A. 1914-1994

Томпсон Э. А

Томпсон Э. А. 1914-1994

Томпсон, Э. А. (Эдвард А.), 1914-1994

Томпсон, Эдвард А 1914-1994

إدوارد تومسون مؤرخ أيرلندي

トンプソン, E. A.

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