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The decline and fall of the Roman Empire

Author: Edward Gibbon
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, <1994->
Series: Everyman's library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Gibbon is a kind of bridge that connects the ancient with the ancient with the modern ages, ' noted Thomas Carlyle. 'And how gorgeously does it swing across the gloomy and tumultuous chasm of these barbarous centuries.' Indeed, Gibbon, the supreme historian of the Enlightenment--the illustrious scholar who envisioned history as a branch of literature--seemed almost predestined to write his monumental account of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Gibbon
ISBN: 067943593X 9780679435938 0679423087 9780679423089
OCLC Number: 408597466
Description: volumes <4-6> ; 22 cm.
Contents: v. 4. Chapters XXXVII-XLVI --
v. 5. Chapters XLVII-LVI --
v. 6. Chapters LVII-LXXI.
Series Title: Everyman's library.
Other Titles: History of the decline and fall of the Roman empire
Responsibility: Edward Gibbon ; with an introduction by Hugh Trevor-Roper.
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'Gibbon is a kind of bridge that connects the ancient with the ancient with the modern ages, ' noted Thomas Carlyle. 'And how gorgeously does it swing across the gloomy and tumultuous chasm of these barbarous centuries.' Indeed, Gibbon, the supreme historian of the Enlightenment--the illustrious scholar who envisioned history as a branch of literature--seemed almost predestined to write his monumental account of the Roman Empire's terrible self-destruction.

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