The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 1

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 1

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by Edward Gibbon
     
 

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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 1 was written by English historian Edward Gibbon and published in six volumes, covering the period of the Roman Empire after Marcus Aurelius, from 180 to 1453, concluding in 1590. They take as their material the behavior and decisions that led to the decay and eventual fall of the Roman Empire in the East…  See more details below

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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 1 was written by English historian Edward Gibbon and published in six volumes, covering the period of the Roman Empire after Marcus Aurelius, from 180 to 1453, concluding in 1590. They take as their material the behavior and decisions that led to the decay and eventual fall of the Roman Empire in the East and West, offering an explanation for why the Roman Empire fell. This work stands as a major literary achievement of the 18th century because it was adopted as a model for the methodologies of modern historians. This led to Gibbon being called the first modern historian of Ancient Rome.

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ISBN-13:
9781612981598
Publisher:
United Holdings Group
Publication date:
01/10/2011
Series:
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
692,948
File size:
675 KB

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