The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire All 6 Volumes Speciall- NOOK Edition with Illustrations!

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire All 6 Volumes Speciall- NOOK Edition with Illustrations!

by Edward Gibbon
     
 
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire was written by English historian Edward Gibbon and 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, VI in 1788–89. The original volumes were published in quarto sections, a common publishing practice of the

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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire was written by English historian Edward Gibbon and 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, VI in 1788–89. The original volumes were published in quarto sections, a common publishing practice of the time. It 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. (Summary compliments of Wikipedia.com)

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012293053
Publisher:
Daily Success Place
Publication date:
08/29/2004
Series:
The Classics on NOOK , #7
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
8 MB

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