This analysis of the changes - especially those in the visual arts - which occurred between AD 150 and 600, and led into the medieval world has been widely hailed as a masterpiece:
'Books by Richard Reece are typically individual, opinionated and insightful; and this is no exception.' - British Archaeology
'Richard Reece's writing is always stimulating; this book will appeal to both specialists and enthusiasts.'-- Oxbow Book News
'His lucid 'user friendly' expositions of both familiar and less familiar monuments must have made this a stimulating lecture course.' - Antiquaries Journal
'Clear exposition of the evidence combined with a wish to make it approachable.' -- Britannia
Richard Reece is a former archaeology professor and the author of several books, including "The Coinage of Roman Britain."