Paul Joseph De Mola, FRGS
Paul Joseph De Mola, FRGS is a Postgraduate of the School of Archaeology and Ancient History at the University of Leicester in England.
 
His principle areas of interest are Roman and early Medieval history, archaeology, and politics, as well as Classical philology. He has broad secondary interests in the archaeology of Bronze Age Mesopotamia, and the political history of Middle Kingdom through Late Period Ancient Egypt, as well as general interests in both Classic and Postclassic Mesoamerican sociopolitical structures. 
 
Paul has studied Ancient Greek and Latin under Professor Graham Shipley, FRHistS, FSA (University of Leicester, British School at Athens), worked with Professor Jerry Howard (Arizona State University) in the Southwest United States, and researched Roman military history under Professor Simon James, FSA (University of Leicester).
 
Paul has earned two graduate scholarships from the University of Arizona. His postgraduate dissertation is titled The Archaeology of Classical Greek Citizenship.
 
Paul is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (London).

The Barbarians at the Gates

Were the "barbarian" invasions of the western Roman Empire key to its collapse? The answer is more complex than most of us have thought.