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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Volumes 1-3 of 6 (Everyman's Library)
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Volumes 1-3 of 6 (Everyman's Library)
by Edward Gibbon
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $45.96
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5.0 out of 5 stars The Authoritative Work on the Roman Empire, February 8, 2002
I purchased all six volumes of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. This work is written in the beautiful and fluid 18th century English. Gibbon is a master author, and the book was extremely well researched, consulting the works of Tacitus, Livy, Suetonius, and Polybius, Roman historians of fame. Volumes 1-3 contains the history of the Roman empire from 180 A.D. to 490 A.D., covering the end of the reign of Marcus Aurelius, to the time when Odoacer usurped the throne of the western empire. Volumes 4-6 contains the history of the eastern empire, from the late 300's to the fall of Constantinople in 1453. I highly recommend both box sets. All volumes together are approximately 3600 pages, and go into detail for pages subjects that are written only for about a few paragraphs in other books. A must for any enthusiast of the history of the Roman Empire.

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