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Edward Gibbon the historian.

by Joseph Ward Swain

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Published by Macmillan, St. Martin"s P. in London, Melbourne [etc.], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794,
    • Historians -- Great Britain -- Biography,
    • Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D. -- Historiography

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 148-149.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG206.G5 S9
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 161 p.
      Number of Pages161
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5991734M
      LC Control Number66022809

      Titus Livy's only known surviving work is a monumental history of Rome that was originally written in Latin. It is estimated that Livy's The History of Rome was written between 27 and 9 BC and covers the legends of Aeneas, the fall of Troy, the city's founding in BC, and Livy's account ends with the reign of Emperor History of Rome is a must-have for anyone . HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE COMPLETE VOLUMES 1 - 6 (sometimes shortened to "Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire") is a book of history written by the English historian Edward Gibbon, which traces the trajectory of the Roman Empire—and Western civilization as a whole—from the late first century AD to the fall of the Released on: J

        Edward Gibbon's six-volume History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire () 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.5/5(5). ― Edward Gibbon, quote from The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire “The policy of the emperors and the senate, as far as it concerned religion, was happily seconded by the reflections of the enlightened, and by the habits of the superstitious, part of their subjects. in the tenth book of the Pharsalia, where he describes him, at the.

        For all its renown as a work of style, elegance, wit, and insight, Edward Gibbon’s masterpiece “The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire” can be . The English historian Edward Gibbon () wrote "The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire." Although superseded in part as history, this work is still read for its clarity, accuracy, and brilliant style. Gibbon's "Autobiography" is a classic of the genre. Edward Gibbon was born May 8, , in Putney. A sickly child, he had tutors and spent two.


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