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The decline and fall of the Roman Empire. / Part II

Author: Edward Gibbon; Philip Madoc; Neville Jason; Gary Mead
Publisher: [S.l.] : Naxos Audiobooks, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This six-disc recording covers the final three volumes of Gibbon's work, tracing ten centuries in the life of the eastern half of the empire, whose capital city was Constantinople. Among the many figures who stride across Gibbon's stage here are the emperor Justinian I, a noble statesman and successful warrior, brought low by his lascivious wife, the former prostitute Theodora; the murdering Basil I, a peasant who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Gibbon; Philip Madoc; Neville Jason; Gary Mead
ISBN: 962634122X 9789626341223
OCLC Number: 45629659
Notes: Abridged by Gary Mead.
Program notes inserted into container by Gary Mead.
"Classic literature with classical music"--Container.
"Classic non-fiction"--Container.
Credits: Produced by Nicolas Soames.
Performer(s): Read by Philip Madoc with Neville Jason.
Description: 6 sound discs (7 hr., 42 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Compact discs.
Other Titles: History of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire
Responsibility: Edward Gibbon.

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"This six-disc recording covers the final three volumes of Gibbon's work, tracing ten centuries in the life of the eastern half of the empire, whose capital city was Constantinople. Among the many figures who stride across Gibbon's stage here are the emperor Justinian I, a noble statesman and successful warrior, brought low by his lascivious wife, the former prostitute Theodora; the murdering Basil I, a peasant who nonetheless proved himself a worthy figure upon which to drape the purple; and the final emperor of all, Constantine XI, who died on the battlements of Constantinople in 1453, valiantly fighting a losing battle to prevent the Turks from gaining a city they had craved for centuries"--Container.

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