History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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Simon and Schuster, 18. jan. 2013 - 398 sider
Gibbon offers an explanation for why the Roman Empire fell, a task made difficult by a lack of comprehensive written sources, though he was not the only historian to tackle the subject. Most of his ideas are directly taken from what few relevant records were available: those of the Roman moralists of the 4th and 5th centuries.

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Brukerevaluering  - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing

I feel decidedly ambivalent about this book. My rating reflects that ultimately I didn't want to stick with it; I didn't find its pleasures and degree of informativeness worth the slogging through ... Les hele vurderingen

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A classic of historical literature, in two volumes. The author details the history to the fall in the first volume, and the byzantine period in the second volume. Les hele vurderingen

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