The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

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W. Strahan; and T Cadell, in the Strand., 1788 - Byzantine Empire
 

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User Review  - stillatim - LibraryThing

Volumes V and VI include probably the most interesting period for my taste, while also including the worst individual chapter and even more unnecessary Byzantine-bashing (Constantinople's "decline is ... Read full review

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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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