History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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Simon and Schuster, 18. jan. 2013 - 433 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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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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Gothic Kingdom Of Italy
Reign Of Justinian
Conquests Of Justinian Character Of Balisarius
State Of The Barbaric World
Last Victory And Death Of Belisarius Death Of Justinian
Idea Of The Roman Jurisprudence
State Of Italy Under The Lombards
Troubles In Persia
Ecclesiastical Discord
Succession And Characters Of The Greek Emperors
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