Gibbon's the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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'I set out upon Gibbon's "Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire" [and] was immediately dominated by both the story and the style, ' recalled Winston Churchill. 'I devoured Gibbon. I rode triumphantly through it from end to end and enjoyed it all....I was not even estranged by his naughty footnotes.' In the two centuries since its completion, Gibbon's magnum opus -- which encompasses some 1,300 years as it swings across Europe, North Africa, and Asia -- has refused to go the way of many 'classics' and grow musty on the ...

Gibbon's the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire 1987, Fawcett Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780449300565

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