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1

HEATHER

barbarians moved for at least 35 years, was not an invasion

2

ELTON

if we look at all primary sources for Theodosius we would see 'jellyfish' opinion, heavily exaggerated that getting to the centre of the king was the only way to get to him

3

GIBBONS

empty throne of Theodosius II

4

HARRIES

the code was not influential as it had the foundations by other leaders

5

DRIJVERS

theodosius was ineffective and his court was dominated by women such as his sister Pulcheria

6

REVISIONIST VIEWS ON THEODOSIUS

he strengthened political structures and made sure the East didn't fall to the West

7

KELLY

huns were able to adapt to their conquered surroundings and romans were not

8

BRUBAKER

being powerful was masculine, women were inferior

9

FOSS

there are lots of different opinions on Theodora, lots of sources and depends who you listen to