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The decline and fall of the Roman Empire

Author: Edward Gibbon; Dero A Saunders
Publisher: Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1981, ©1952.
Series: The Penguin English library
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : An abridged versionView all editions and formats
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This is an abridged edition of Gibbon's classic. Concentrating on the centuries from the age of the Antonines to the fall of the empire in the West, this volume chronicles "the triumph of barbarism  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Gibbon; Dero A Saunders
ISBN: 0140431896 9780140431896
OCLC Number: 16615575
Notes: Originally published: New York : Viking, 1952.
Description: x, 691 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 18 cm.
Series Title: The Penguin English library
Other Titles: Portable Gibbon
Responsibility: Edward Gibbon.

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-[Gibbon] stood on the summit of the Renaissance achievement and looked back over the waste of history to ancient Rome, as from one mountain top to another.---Christopher Dawson

 
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