The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Penguin UK, 19. jun. 2000 - 848 sider
Spanning thirteen centuries from the age of Trajan to the taking of Constantinople by the Turks, DECLINE & FALL is one of the greatest narratives in European Literature. David Womersley's masterly selection and bridging commentary enables the readerto acquire a general sense of the progress and argument of the whole work and displays the full variety of Gibbon's achievement.
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More attacks appeared, to which Gibbon did not deign to reply, although in
volume two of The Decline and Fall some notes vented his irritation at attacks on
his scholarly accuracy. The Vindication was Gibbon's only public engagement
with his ...
In this interval of Gibbon's senatorial life, volumes two and three of The Decline
and Fall were published on 1 March 1781. The public received the second and
third volumes of The Decline and Fall politely, but (as was only to be expected) ...
It seems, then, that Gibbon was applying the thought of the Scottish
Enlightenment to the phenomenon of Roman decline, with the effect that the
Eastern empire during Justinian's reign appeared as a nascent commercial
society, rather than a ...
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In The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Edward Gibbon argues that the loss of civic virtue amongst the Romans enabled barbarian invaders to succeed in their conquest. The book traces the period ... Les hele vurderingen
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One of Gibbons' major theses is that the rise of Christianity, with its emphasis on other-worldly concerns, was a major factor in the decline of the Roman empire. In his notes, Milman, a minister, attempts to counter these conclusions. Les hele vurderingen
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 1
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1787
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 7
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1828
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 2
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1887