Walter Goffart

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Walter Goffart
Nascimento 22 de fevereiro de 1934 (85 anos)
Cidadania Estados Unidos
Alma mater Universidade Harvard
Ocupação historiador, medievalista, professor universitário
Prêmios Bolsa Guggenheim
Empregador Universidade de Toronto, Universidade Yale

Walter Andre Goffart (Berlin, 22 de fevereiro de 1934) é um historiador do Império Romano tardio e Alta Idade Média que se especializou na pesquisa dos reinos bárbaros daqueles períodos. Ele é pesquisador sênior e catedrático na Universidade Yale.

Ele graduou-se em 1955 na Universidade Harvard, onde também obteve o doutorado em 1961. Foi premiado com a medalha Haskins em 1991. Ensinou história na Universidade de Toronto de 1960 a 1999. Depois da aposentadoria em Toronto, passou a ensinar em Yale em 2000.

Alexander C. Murray editou um Festschrift para Goffart chamado After Rome's Fall: Narrators and Sources of Early Medieval History (1999).

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  • Byzantine Policy in the West under Tiberius II and Maurice: The Pretenders Hermenegild and Gundovald (579-585), in: Traditio 13 (1957), pp. 73-118
  • The Fredegar Problem reconsidered, in: Speculum. A Journal of Medieval Studies 38:2 (1963), pp. 206-241.
  • The Le Mans Forgeries (1966)
  • Caput and Colonate (1974)
  • Barbarians and Romans, A.D. 418-584: The Techniques of Accommodation (1980)
  • Hetware and Hugas: Datable Anachronisms in Beowulf in: The Dating of Beowulf, ed. Colin Chase (1981), pp. 83-100.
  • Rome, Constantinople, and the Barbarian, in: American Historical Review 86:2 (1981), pp. 275–306.
  • Foreigners in the 'Histories' of Gregory of Tour'', in: Florilegium 4 (1982), pp. 80–99.
  • The Narrators of Barbarian History (A.D. 550-800): Jordanes, Gregory of Tours, Bede, and Paul the Deacon (1988)
  • Rome's Fall and After (1989)
  • The Historia Ecclesiastica: Bede's Agenda and Ours, in: Haskins Society Journal 2 (1990), pp. 29-45.
  • The Theme of 'The Barbarian Invasions' in Late Antique and Modern Historiography, in: W. Goffart (ed.), Rome's Fall and After, London 1989, pp. 111–132.
  • Conspicuous by absence: heroism in the early Frankish era (6th-7th cent.), in: Teresa Pàroli (ed.), La Funzione dell'eroe germanico: Storicità, metafora, paradigma. Atti del Convegno internazionale di studio Roma, 6-8 maggio 1993 (Philologia: Saggi - richerche - edizioni 2), Rom 1995, pp. 41–56.
  • Breaking the Ortelian Pattern: Historical Atlases with A New Program, 1747-1830, Editing Early and Historical Atlases, ed. Joan Winearls (1995), 49-81.
  • The barbarians in late antiquity and how they were accommodated in the West, in: B. H. Rosenwein and L. K. Little (ed.), Debating the Middle Ages. Issues and readings, Malden, Mass. 1998, pp. 25-44.
  • Historical Atlases: The First Three Hundred Years (2003).
  • Conspicuously absent: Martial Heroism in the Histories of Gregory of Tours and its likes, in: K. Mitchell and I. N. Wood (ed.), The World of Gregory of Tours, vol. v. 8 (Cultures, Beliefs, and Traditions 8), Leiden 2002, pp. 365-393.
  • The front matter of J. G. Hagelgans's 1718 Atlas historicus at Princeton University Library and the Eran Laor Cartographic Collection, Jerusalem," in the Princeton University Library Chronicle LXIV, 1 (Autumn 2002), pp. 141-162.
  • The narrators of barbarian history (A.D. 550-800). Jordanes, Gregory of Tours, Bede, and Paul the Deacon, Notre Dame 2005.
  • Jordanes's Getica and the Disputed Authenticity of Gothic Origins from Scandinavia, in: Speculum 80 (2005), pp. 379–98.
  • Bede's uera lex historiae explained, in: Anglo-Saxon England 36 (2005), pp 111-116.
  • Barbarian Tides: the Migration Age and the Later Roman Empire (2006)
  • The Name ‘Merovingian’ and the Dating of Beowulf, Anglo-Saxon England Volume 36 (2007), pp 93-101
  • Frankish military duty and the fate of Roman taxation, in: Early Medieval Europe 16:2 (2008), pp. 166-190.
  • Rome's Final Conquest: The Barbarians, in: History Compass 6:3 (2008), pp. 855–883.
  • Barbarians, Maps, and Historiography. Studies on the Early Medieval West (2009)
  • The Technique of Barbarian Settlement in the Fifth Century: A Personal, Streamlined Account with Ten Additional Comments, in: Journal of Late Antiquity 3:1 (2010), pp. 65-98.
  • The Frankish Pretender Gundovald, 582–585. A Crisis of Merovingian Blood, in: Francia. Forschungen zur westeuropäischen Geschichte 39 (2012), pp. 1-27.

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