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Review: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume I

User Review  - Rlotz - Goodreads

It speaks to the genius of Gibbon, and the grandeur of this work, that there are no historians or social scientists who call themselves 'Gibbonians'. There are Marxists, Freudians, Foucaultians; there ... Read full review

Review: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume I

User Review  - Justin Evans - Goodreads

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 ... Read full review

Review: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume I

User Review  - Michael Nash - Goodreads

Although Edward Gibbon's masterpiece has a fearsome reputation, it's surprisingly readable. Far from being the dry, dusty tome that you expect its absolutely loaded with what my friend Josh calls ... Read full review

Review: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume I

User Review  - Michael Nash - Goodreads

Although Edward Gibbon's masterpiece has a fearsome reputation, it's surprisingly readable. Far from being the dry, dusty tome that you expect its absolutely loaded with what my friend Josh calls ... Read full review

Review: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume I

User Review  - Richard - Goodreads

Penguin's 1994 edition of the Decline and Fall, edited by David Womersley, collects the six volumes of Gibbon's text in three doorstoppers the third of which also contains Gibbon's celebrated ... Read full review

Review: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume III

User Review  - Alex Milledge - Goodreads

While I was reading the book, my main interest was the fall of the western half of the roman empire, which declined around the 5th and 6th centuries, which ended about half way through the second ... Read full review

Review: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume II

User Review  - Alex Milledge - Goodreads

A long and arduous read, but I still think its interesting. In this book, the Roman Empire makes a transition to not being the true Western Roman Empire, and focused mainly on the eastern half ... Read full review

Review: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume I

User Review  - Alex Milledge - Goodreads

I am currently reading the three part series. A mammoth of a read, but its always very interesting. To be facetious, I could probably summarize how the Roman Empire fell and declined in a few points ... Read full review

Review: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume I

User Review  - Alex Milledge - Goodreads

I am currently reading the three part series. A mammoth of a read, but its always very interesting. To be facetious, I could probably summarize how the Roman Empire fell and declined in a few points ... Read full review

Review: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume II

User Review  - Bryan - Goodreads

My goal is to read 100 books this year. I thought about calling it halfway through this book and getting a new hobby. But I stopped, took stock and a deep breath, and finished it. I'm glad I did. This ... Read full review


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