History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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Simon and Schuster, 18 січ. 2013 р. - 433 стор.
Gibbon offers an explanation for why the Roman Empire fell, a task made difficult by a lack of comprehensive written sources, though he was not the only historian to tackle the subject. Most of his ideas are directly taken from what few relevant records were available: those of the Roman moralists of the 4th and 5th centuries.
 

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Let's be very clear about one thing: if you write English prose, and if you read a lot and care about English prose, you should read Gibbon. His sentences are perfect. Each is carefully weighted ... Читати огляд повністю

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Volume I It is a testament to the breadth of Gibbon's passion that his Decline and Fall, widely regarded as a literary monument, on reading appears merely to expatiate on some salient thoughts. The ... Читати огляд повністю

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Gothic Kingdom Of Italy
Reign Of Justinian
Conquests Of Justinian Character Of Balisarius
State Of The Barbaric World
Last Victory And Death Of Belisarius Death Of Justinian
Idea Of The Roman Jurisprudence
State Of Italy Under The Lombards
Troubles In Persia
Ecclesiastical Discord
Succession And Characters Of The Greek Emperors
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