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History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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ISBN-10: 0140437649

ISBN-13: 9780140437645

Edition: 2000 (Abridged)

Authors: Edward Gibbon, David P. Womersley, David P. Womersley, David P. Womersley, David P. Womersley

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Edward Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empirecompresses 13 turbulent centuries into an epic narrative shot through with insight, irony and incisive character analysis. Famously sceptical about Christianity, unexpectedly sympathetic to the barbarian invaders and the Byzantine Empire, constantly aware of how political leaders often achieve the exact opposite of what they intend, Gibbon was alert to both the broad pattern of events and the significant revealing detail. Gripping, powerfully intelligent and wonderfully entertaining, it is the greatest work of history in the English language, and ranks as one of the literary masterpieces of its age. This abridgement is based on David…    
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 848
Size: 5.12" wide x 7.83" long x 1.34" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Abbreviations
Introduction
Selected Further Reading
A Note on the Text
Chronology
Gibbon's Prefaces
General Observations on the Fall of the Roman Empire in the West
Biographica