Walter Goffart is a historian of the later Roman Empire and the early Middle Ages who specializes in research on the barbarian kingdoms of those periods. The Roman Empire was the post-Republican phase of the ancient Roman civilization, characterised by an autocratic form of government and large territorial "Barbarian" is a pejorative term for an uncivilized person either in a general reference to a member of a nation or Ethnos perceived He is a senior research scholar and lecturer at Yale University.
He is a 1955 graduate of Harvard University, where he also received his doctorate in 1961. He taught history at the University of Toronto from 1960 to 1999 and joined the history faculty of Yale in 2000. This article is about the University of Toronto's St George Campus
Alexander C. Murray edited a Festschrift for Goffart called After Rome's Fall: Narrators and Sources of Early Medieval History (1999). In Academia, a Festschrift (/ˈfɛstˌʃrɪft/ Plural, Festschriften, /ˈfɛstˌʃrɪf
|This article about a historian is a stub. See also History An historian is an individual who studies and writes about History, and is regarded as an Authority on it You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|