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Gibbon, Edward 1737-1794

Works: 2,852 works in 9,785 publications in 3 languages and 82,491 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Creator, Other, Recipient, Correspondent, Artist, Composer, Former owner, Annotator, Owner
Classifications: PR3476, 928.2
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An essay on the study of literature by Edward Gibbon( Book )
98 editions published between 1761 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 394 libraries worldwide
Gibbon for moderns; The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, with lessons for America today by Edward Gibbon( Book )
4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
A vindication of some passages in the fifteenth and sixteenth chapters of The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon( Book )
59 editions published between 1779 and 2005 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
The History Of The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon( Book )
126 editions published between 1776 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Volume one takes the reader from the extent and military force of the Empire, in the Age of the Antonines, to the reunion of the Empire under the authority of Constantine
The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon( Book )
35 editions published between 1781 and 1784 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Memoirs of my life by Edward Gibbon( Book )
20 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Analyse: Séjour à Lausanne, p. 176-196
Critical observations on the sixth book of the Æneid by Edward Gibbon( Book )
23 editions published between 1770 and 2005 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
The English essays of Edward Gibbon by Edward Gibbon( Book )
8 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Decline and fall of the Roman Empire, volume two by Edward Gibbon( Book )
19 editions published between 1910 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire is a book of history written by the English historian Edward Gibbon, which traces the trajectory of Western civilization (as well as the Islamic and Mongolian conquests) from the height of the Roman Empire to the fall of Byzantium. It was published in six volumes. Volume I was published in 1776 and went through six printings. Volumes II and III were published in 1781; volumes IV, V, and VI in 1788-89. The original volumes were published in quarto sections, a common publishing practice of the time. The work covers the history, from 98 to 1590, of the Roman Empire, the history of early Christianity and then of the Roman State Church, and the history of Europe, and discusses the decline of the Roman Empire in the East and West. Because of its relative objectivity and heavy use of primary sources, unusual at the time, its methodology became a model for later historians. This led to Gibbon being called the first "modern historian of ancient Rome". Gibbon offers an explanation for the fall of the Roman Empire, a task made difficult by a lack of comprehensive written sources, though he was not the only historian to attempt the task. According to Gibbon, the Roman Empire succumbed to barbarian invasions in large part due to the gradual loss of civic virtue among its citizens. They had become weak, outsourcing their duty to defend their empire to barbarian mercenaries, who then became so numerous and ingrained that they were able to take over the Empire. Romans, he believed, were unwilling to live a tougher, military lifestyle. In addition, Gibbon argued that Christianity created a belief that a better life existed after death, which fostered an indifference to the present among Roman citizens, thus sapping their desire to sacrifice for a larger purpose. He also believed that Christianity's comparative pacifism tended to hamper the traditional Roman martial spirit
Gibbon by James Cotter Morison( Book )
4 editions published between 1878 and 1904 in English and Undetermined and held by 9 libraries worldwide
This explores the life of Edward Gibbon, author of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. A splendid perspective on the life of an intriguing man
Gibbon and his world by Gavin De Beer( Book )
3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Edward Gibbon, 1737-1794 by D. M Low( Book )
3 editions published in 1937 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 libraries worldwide
As part of Pegasos, Kuunsankosken Kaupunginkirjasto of Finland presents a biographical sketch about the English historian Edward Gibbon (1737-1794). Gibbon's most famous work is "The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire," (1776-1788) which is considered one of the greatest historical works. Some of Gibbons' other works include "An Essay on the Study of Literature" (1761) and "Critical Observations on the Sixth Book of the Aeneid" (1770)
Gibbon by G. M Young( Book )
3 editions published between 1933 and 1948 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Four portraits : studies of the eighteenth century by Peter Quennell( Book )
2 editions published between 1945 and 1965 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
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Eduardus Gibbon
Edvard Gibon
Edvard Qibbon
Edvardas Gibonas
Edvards Gibons angļu vēsturnieks
Edward Gibbon britischer Historiker
Edward Gibbon britisk skribent og historikar
Edward Gibbon britisk skribent og historiker
Edward Gibbon Brits schrijver
Edward Gibbon English historian and Member of Parliament
Edward Gibbon historiador
Edward Gibbon historien anglais et homme politique
Edward Gibbon historyk angielski
Edward Gibbon storico e scrittore inglese
Gibbon 1737-1794
Gibbon, E.
Gibbon, E. 1737-1794
Gibbon, E. (Edward), 1737-1794
Gibbon, Edoardo 1737-1794
Gibbon, Édouard.
Gibbon Édouard 1737-1794
Gibbōn, Edouardos 1737-1794
Gibbon, Eduard.
Gibbon, Eduard 1737-1794
Gibbon, Eduardo 1737-1794
Gibbon, Edw.
Gibbon Edward
Gibbon, Eward 1737-1794
Gibbon, Qunior 1737-1794
Gibbons, Edward 1737-1794
Έντουαρντ Γκίμπον
Έντουαρντ Γκίμπον Άγγλος ιστορικός και πολιτικός
Гиббон, Эдуард
Гиббон, Эдуард 1737-1794
Едвард Гибон
Едуард Гибън
Едуард Гіббон
Едуард Гіббон британський історик, член Парламенту
Эдвард Гиббон английский историк
Эдуард Гібан
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אדוארד גיבון
ג'יבון, אדוארד 1737-1794
גיבן, אדוארד
إدوارد جيبون
إدوارد جيبون، 1737-1794
ادوارد گیبون تاریخ‌نگار و نویسنده بریتانیایی
ایڈورڈ گبن
एडवार्ड गिबन
এডওয়ার্ড গিবন
ਐਡਵਰਡ ਗਿਬਨ
ଏଡ଼ୱାର୍ଡ ଗିବନ ଇଂରେଜ ଇତିହାସକାର ଏବଂ ପାର୍ଲିଆମେଣ୍ଟ ସଦସ୍ୟ
எட்வார்ட் கிப்பன்
ಗಿಬ್ಬನ್, ಎಡ್ವರ್ಡ್
എഡ്‌വേഡ് ഗിബ്ബൺ
เอ็ดเวิร์ด กิบบอน
ဂစ်ဗန် အက်ဒွပ်
ედუარდ გიბონი
기번, 에드워드 1737-1794
기빈, 에드워드 1737-1794
길본, 애덕화 1737-1794
에드워드 기번
ギボン, E
ギボン, エドワード
爱德华·吉本 英国历史学家
愛德華·吉朋 英國歷史學家
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