History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 6

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Simon and Schuster, 18. jan. 2013 - 374 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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The Crusades
The Fourth Crusade
Partition Of The Empire By The French And Venetians
Greek Emperors Of Nice And Constantinople
Civil Wars And The Ruin Of The Greek Empire
Moguls Ottoman Turks
Elevation Of Timour Or Tamerlane And His Death
Union Of The Greek And Latin Churches
Schism Of The Greeks And Latins
Reign Of Mahomet The Second Extinction Of Eastern Empire
State Of Rome From The Twelfth Century
Final Settlement Of The Ecclesiastical State
Prospect Of The Ruins Of Rome In The Fifteenth Century
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