The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Volume 1 of 6
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  The title is at the bottom with the author's name in orange type - Edward Gibbon and below that the title as follows: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 1 - This is deceiving because this is really an unabridged volume which contains actually Volume the First published in and Volume the Second published in His most important work, The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, was published in six volumes between and The Decline and Fall is known for the quality and irony of its prose, its use of primary sources, and its open criticism of organised religion/5(73).   This is a very concise History of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire. Volume 1 of 6! Everything you need to know about this topic are in these books. To be honest, I browsed through the editions, and found some interesting snippets. Not books I will tend to read from front to back over a weekend reference books/5().   Edward Gibbon's six-volume History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire () is among the most magnificent and ambitious narratives in European literature. Its subject is the fate of one of the world's greatest civilizations over thirteen centuries Brand: Barnes & Noble Press.

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