The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 5

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Harper & Brothers, 1860 - 677 pages
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User Review  - jcvogan1 - LibraryThing

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  - stillatim - LibraryThing

Hard to know where to begin with this. His much praised style? Sure, it's better than most historians, but it still bears the scars of the eighteenth century in general, and eighteenth century self ... Read full review

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