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The decline and fall of the Roman Empire

Author: Edward Gibbon; D M Low
Publisher: New York : Harcourt, Brace, [1960]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [1st American ed.]View all editions and formats
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The author makes the point that in this abridgement he has adhered to Gibbon's style, format, planning, and footnotes, and has made only selective exclusions. The history covers the centuries from Marcus Aurelius to the capture of Constantinople, and concludes with an epilogue dealing with medieval Rome and the dawn of the Renaissance.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794.
Decline and fall of the Roman Empire.
New York : Harcourt, Brace, [1960]
(OCoLC)609793282
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Gibbon; D M Low
OCLC Number: 402038
Notes: The original work was originally published under title: The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire.
Description: xvii, 924 pages : map on lining papers ; 23 cm
Other Titles: History of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire
Responsibility: by Edward Gibbon ; an abridgement by D.M. Low.

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The author makes the point that in this abridgement he has adhered to Gibbon's style, format, planning, and footnotes, and has made only selective exclusions. The history covers the centuries from Marcus Aurelius to the capture of Constantinople, and concludes with an epilogue dealing with medieval Rome and the dawn of the Renaissance.

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