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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Vol. III

Edward Gibbon

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History

Description:

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 1776, and went through six printings (a remarkable feat for its time). Volumes II and III were published in 1781; volumes IV, V, VI in 1788-89. The original volumes were published as quartos, a common publishing practice of the time.The books cover the period of the Roman Empire after Marcus Aurelius, from just before 180 to 1453 and beyond, concluding in 1590. They take as their material the behavior and decisions that led to the decay and eventual fall of the Roman Empire in the East and West, offering an explanation for why the Roman Empire fell.Gibbon is sometimes called the first “modern historian of ancient Rome.” By virtue of its mostly objective approach and highly accurate use of reference material, Gibbon’s work was adopted as a model for the methodologies of 19th and 20th century historians. (Summary from Wikipedia)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

18h 8m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

20:03


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

26:23


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

20:45


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

26:07


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

26:41


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

14:01


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

18:13


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

21:59


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

28:26


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

24:21


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

22:33


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

03:24


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

22:42


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

24:33


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

27:58


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

17:04


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

22:07


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

26:08


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

32:06


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

15:08


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

29:22


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

29:04


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

24:01


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

27:22


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

26:52


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

30:02


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

16:43


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

24:54


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

31:30


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

08:21


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

17:57


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

24:18


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

26:48


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

25:15


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

20:46


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

22:02


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

25:23


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

22:37


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

16:49


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

19:17


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

20:37


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

19:33


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

24:23


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

23:09


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

22:08


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

29:33


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

18:06


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

21:03