Walter Andre Goffart (February 22, 1934-), born a Belgian, came to
America in 1941, is a historian of the later
"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)
"Le Mans, St. Scholastica, and the Literary Tradition of the
Translation of St. Benedict," Revue Benedictine 77 (1967), pp. 107-41.
Caput and Colonate (1974)
Barbarians and Romans, A.D. 418-584: The Techniques of Accommodation
"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.
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) (collected studies)
"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.
"Breaking the Ortelian Pattern: Historical Atlases with A New Program,
1747-1830," in Editing Early and Historical Atlases, ed. Joan Winearls
"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. 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 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
Canadian Who's Who 2001, Volume 36 by Elizabeth Lumley: p. 500 Walter Goffart at Yale University
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