History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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Simon and Schuster, 18. jan. 2013 - 398 sider
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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In The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Edward Gibbon argues that the loss of civic virtue amongst the Romans enabled barbarian invaders to succeed in their conquest. The book traces the period ... Les hele vurderingen

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One of Gibbons' major theses is that the rise of Christianity, with its emphasis on other-worldly concerns, was a major factor in the decline of the Roman empire. In his notes, Milman, a minister, attempts to counter these conclusions. Les hele vurderingen

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Conquest Of Italy By The Franks
Description Of Arabia And Its Inhabitants
Conquests By The Arabs
More Conquests By The Arabs
Fate Of The Eastern Empire
Origin And Doctrine Of The Paulicians
The Bulgarians The Hungarians And The Russians
The Saracens The Franks And The Normans
The Turks
The First Crusade
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