The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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Ball, Arnold & Company, 1840 - Byzantine Empire - 1303 pages

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User Review  - Smiley - LibraryThing

Gibbon's third volume of The Decline and Fall seems to stray from the purpose stated in volume one. I think he just got carried away by the sweep of history. The melodious style and easy learning are still present but I was suffering from Gibbon fatigue by the third volume and we were off course. Read full review

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