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GIBBON, Edward
The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire
London: Strahan for Strahan and T. Cadell, 1791. 1791 FAMOUS Edward Gibbon Decline & Fall of Roman Empire Caesar ROME 12v SET"Lo, there appeared a truly classic work: a history not majestic like Livy, nor compressed like Tacitus; not stamped with character like Clarendon; perhaps not so deep as Robertson's 'Scotland,' but a thousand degrees above his 'Charles'." - Allibone, on Gibbon's 'History'Originally printed in 1776, "The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire" was written in six volumes by Edward Gibbon. It has maintained its status as one of the most important literary achievements of the 18th-centuryand saw numerous editions. This book's popularity was partly due to it becoming the model used by modern historians and historical authors. This led to Gibbon being considered the first modern historian on the Roman Empire. Important contents include: · Gibbon's religious, or secular, views on the Quran and Mohammed · The advancement of Christianity leading to the demise of Rome · Christian martyrdom and rise of paganismItem number: #11568Price: $950GIBBON, EdwardThe history of the decline and fall of the Roman EmpireLondon: Strahan for Strahan and T. Cadell, 1791.Details: · Collation: Complete with all pages; 12 volumeso Frontispiece engraving + 3 folding maps· References: Allibone, Critical Dictionary, v. II, p. 1827· Language: English· Binding: Leather; tight & secure· Size: ~8.5in X 5.5in (22cm x 14cm)Our Guarantee:Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notif … [Click Below for Full Description]
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