The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire : Abridged Edition

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire : Abridged Edition

By: Edward Gibbon

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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. This abridgement is based on David Womersley's definitive three volume penguin classics edition. Complete chapters from each volume, linked by extended bridging passages, vividly capture the style, argument and structure of the whole work. About the Author: Edward Gibbon (1737-94) studied briefly at Magdalen College, Oxford and at Lausanne, Switzerland before being elected to Parliament in 1774. DECLINE & FALL was written over 12 years and established his reputation as a pre-eminent Classical historian.

Title: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire : Abridged Edition

Author Name: Edward Gibbon

Categories: Italy,

Publisher: UK, Penguin Classics: 2005

ISBN Number: 0140437649

ISBN Number 13: 9780140437645

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

Type: Book

Size: 19.8 x 12.8 x 3.3 cm

Kg: 0.58 Kg

Seller ID: 9780140437645

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