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OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE

ROMAN EMPIRE

BY

EDWARD GIBBON

EDITED

WITH INTRODUCTION, NOTES, AND APPENDICES

BY

J. B. BURY, D.Litt., LL.D.
CORRESPONDING MEMBER OF THE IMPERIAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, ST. PETERSBURG
FELLOW OF KING'S COLLEGE AND REGIUS PROFESSOR OF MODERN HISTORY

IN THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

IN SEVEN VOLUMES

VOLUME VI

WITH TWENTY ILLUSTRATIONS AND TWO MAPS

NEW YORK
THE MACMILLAN COMPANY

HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY

BEQUEST OF ROLAND BURRAGE DIXON.

MAY 19, 1936

CONTENTS OF THE SIXTH VOLUME

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The Limits of the Arabian Conquests

668-675 First Siege of Constantinople by the Arabs ...

$77 Peace and Tribute

716-718 Second Siege of Constantinople

Failure and Retreat of the Saracens

Invention and Use of the Greek Fire

721 Invasion of France by the Arabs ...

731 Expedition and Victories of Abderame
T32 Detent of the Saracens by Charles Martel...

They retreat before the Franks ...

746-750 Elevation of the Abbassides ...

750 Full of the Ormiades ... ...

765 Revolt of Spain

Triple Division of the Caliphate ...

750-960 Magnificence of the Caliphs ...

Ita Consequences on private and public Happiness

754, &c. 813, &o. Introduction of Learning among the Arabians

Their real Progress in the Sciences

Want of Erudition, Taste, and Freedom ... ...

181-806 Wars of Harun al Rashid against the Romans

23 The Arabs subdue the Isle of Crete

en-878 And of Sicily .

U lovusion of Rome by the Saracens...

849 Victory and Reign of Leo IV.

253 Youndation of the Leonine City

*The Amorian War between Theophilus and Motassem ...

1.470 Disorders of the Turkish Guards
30-951 Rise and Progress of the Carmathians
Woo Their military Exploits ...
219 They pillage Mecca ...
*0.936 Revolt of the Provinces

The Independent Dynasties ...

800-941 The Aglabites ... ..

9 907 The Edrisites .

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