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The decline and fall of the Roman Empire

Author: Edward Gibbon; Dero A Saunders
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 1985.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Abridged edView 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: 24672545
Notes: "First published in the United States of America under the title The portable Gibbon by the Viking Press, 1952."
Description: x, 691 pages : map ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: History of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire
Portable Gibbon
Responsibility: Edward Gibbon ; edited and with an introduction, by Dero A. Saunders ; preface by Charles Alexander Robinson, Jr.

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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" "[Gibbon] stood on the Read more...

 
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