The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
by Edward Gibbon
Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide 2009
The complete 6-volume work, which covers from the reign of Marcus Aurelius to the fall of Constantinople in 1453. Edward Gibbon was an English historian, and his book is known principally for the quality and irony of its prose.
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by Samuel Dill - Macmillan and co
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by Arthur E. R. Boak - The MacMillan Company
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The author gives to those who visit Pompei some ideas that may be for them a kind of lightning spark, so that they may penetrate into the very heart of the Roman civilization, and look at it and consider it like a live matter.
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