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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire

Author: Edward Gibbon; David Womersley
Publisher: London, England ; New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1995.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Edward Gibbon's six-volume History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776-88) is among the most magnificent and ambitious narratives in European literature. Its subject is the fate of one of the world's greatest civilizations over thirteen centuries - its rulers, wars and society, and the events that led to its disastrous collapse. Here, in volumes one and two, Gibbon charts the vast extent and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Gibbon; David Womersley
ISBN: 0140433937 9780140433937 0140433945 9780140433944 0140433953 9780140433951
OCLC Number: 35138349
Description: 6 volumes in 3 : maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: V. 1. Volume the first (1776) and Volume the second (1781) --
v. 2. Volume the third (1781) and Volume the fourth (1788) --
v. 3. Volume the fifth (1788) and Volume the sixth (1788).
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Edward Gibbon ; edited by David Womersley.

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Gibbon's "The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire" (the second and third volumes were originally published in 1781), is one of the most famous texts in the English language. David  Read more...

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