Here in a single volume is the entire, unabridged recording of Gibbon's masterpiece. Beginning in the second century at the apex of the Pax Romana, Gibbon traces the arc of decline and complete destruction through the centuries across Europe and the Mediterranean. It is a thrilling and cautionary tale of splendor and ruin. 10 Jul The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was written by the celebrated English historian Edward Gibbon. Volume I was published in , and went through six printings (a remarkable feat for its time). Volumes II and. 20 May The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire is a non-fiction history book written by English historian Edward Gibbon and published in six volumes.
Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire [Audio Book] - Edward Gibbon on AllMusic - Undeniably the greatest historical work in the English language, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire proves that brilliance of style and accuracy of statement are perfectly compatible in a historian. 2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Vol. I. by Edward Gibbon. Available on: Audio Download.