The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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Wildside Press, Jan 1, 2004 - Fiction - 596 pages
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Gibbon’s work traces the history of more than thirteen centuries, covering the great events as well as the general historical progression. This volume covers A.D. 180 to A.D. 395, which includes the establishment of Christianity and the Crusades.

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John Bagnell Bury (16 October 1861 - 1 June 1927), known as J. B. Bury, was an Irish historian, classical scholar, Byzantinist and philologist. He objected to the label "Byzantinist" explicitly in the preface to the 1889 edition of his Later Roman Empire.

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