The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

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Hayes Barton Press, 1782 - Byzantine Empire - 704 pages
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The best history book I have ever read. I was amazed by how much I knew about Rome was based on what Gibbon wrote over two hundred years ago. On top of that the writing is wonderful. Not a page goes ... Read full review

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User Review  - philae_02 - LibraryThing

Gibbon's work, although very lengthy, is very relevant to the study of the Roman Empire. He looks primarily as to why it failed to continue over the centuries -- thus the title. But it really is worth ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
2
Section 2
15
Section 3
21
Section 4
25
Section 5
53
Section 6
64
Section 7
69
Section 8
95
Section 21
233
Section 22
242
Section 23
265
Section 24
268
Section 25
295
Section 26
344
Section 27
352
Section 28
369

Section 9
104
Section 10
122
Section 11
128
Section 12
143
Section 13
151
Section 14
160
Section 15
169
Section 16
175
Section 17
183
Section 18
190
Section 19
214
Section 20
224
Section 29
377
Section 30
395
Section 31
411
Section 32
427
Section 33
433
Section 34
457
Section 35
465
Section 36
484
Section 37
507
Section 38
518
Section 39
535
Section 40
541

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