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Byzantine invasion and occupation of Italy (535–54) 

The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Shane BjornlieShane Bjornlie

The attempt of the *Emperor *Justinian I to wrest control of *Italy from *Ostrogothic rulers led to the longest continuous military conflict in the history of Italy. The most detailed source, although not unproblematic, is ... ...

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