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Gibbon's decline and fall of the Roman Empire. volume two

Author: Edward Gibbon
Publisher: Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1981, ©17--
Series: Everyman's library, 435.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView 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
ISBN: 0140431896 9780140431896
OCLC Number: 224357756
Notes: Everyman's Library ed. in 6 vols.
Everyman's Library ed., London : Dent, 1910, reprinted 1962.
Description: vi, 523 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Everyman's library, 435.
Other Titles: Decline and fall of the Roman Empire
Responsibility: introduction by Christopher Dawson.

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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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