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Edward Gibbon and the decline and fall of the Roman Empire

Author: G W Bowersock; John Leonard Clive; Stephen Richards Graubard
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1977.
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Genre/Form: History
Aufsatzsammlung
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Edward Gibbon and the decline and fall of the Roman Empire.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1977
(OCoLC)567967817
Named Person: Edward Gibbon; Edward Gibbon; Edward Gibbon; Edward Gibbon; Edward Gibbon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G W Bowersock; John Leonard Clive; Stephen Richards Graubard
ISBN: 0674239407 9780674239401
OCLC Number: 2542437
Description: xii, 257 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Myron Gilmore --
Edward Gibbon: the historian of the Roman empire / David P. Jordan --
Gibbon: the formation of mind and character / Martine Watson Brownley --
Gibbon on civil war and rebellion in the decline of the Roman empire / G.W. Bowersock --
Gibbon's views on culture and society in the fifth and sixth centuries / Peter Brown --
Gibbon and Byzantium / Steven Runciman --
Gibbon on Muhammad / Bernard Lewis --
Gibbon from an Italian point of view / Arnaldo Momigliano --
Tradition and experience: the idea of decline from Bruni to Gibbon / Peter Burke --
Between Machiavelli and Hume: Gibbon as civic humanist and philosophical historian / J.G.A. Pocock --
Edward Gibbon: contraria sunt complementa / Stephen R. Graubard --
From the decline of erudition to the decline of nations: Gibbon's response to French thought / Jean Starobinski --
Civilization and barbarism in Gibbon's history / François Furet --
Edward Gibbon: historien-philosophe / Frank E. Manuel --
Gibbon's humor / John Clive --
Gibbon and the history of art / Francis Haskell. The impact of French literature on Gibbon / Robert Shackleton --
Gibbon and the church historians / Owen Chadwick --
Toward the Decline and fall: Gibbon's other historical interests / Giuseppe Giarrizzo --
With Gibbon in Puerto Rico / Reuben A. Brower.
Responsibility: edited by G.W. Bowersock, John Clive, Stephen R. Graubard.

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