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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Written by Edward Gibbon
Edited by Hans-Friedrich Mueller
Illustrated by Gian Battista Piranesi
Introduction by Daniel J. Boorstin


Format: Trade Paperback, 1312 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: August 12, 2003
Price: $17.00

PLEASE NOTE: This paperback edition will not be available until August, 2003.

This new abridgement retains the full scope and structure of Gibbon's narrative, but in a compass accessible to any interested reader.

"It was Rome, on the 15th of October 1764, as I sat musing amid the ruins of the Capitol, while... Read more >

Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: The Modern Library Collection (Complete and Unabridged)

Written by Edward Gibbon
Illustrated by Gian Battista Piranesi
Introduction by Daniel J. Boorstin


Format: eBook, 2736 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: January 28, 2013
Price: $2.99

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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume II
A.D. 395 to A.D. 1185 (A Modern Library E-Book)
Written by Edward Gibbon
Illustrated by Gian Battista Piranesi


Format: eBook, 912 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 1, 2000
Price: $2.99

"I devoured Gibbon," wrote Winston Churchill.  "I rode triumphantly through it from end to end and enjoyed it all."  Gibbon's magnum opus -- which encompasses thirteen hundred years of history, swinging across Europe, North Africa, and Asia -- remains one of the greatest works of history ever written.  This Modern Library e-book bundle contains... Read more >

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume III
A.D. 1185 to the Fall of Constantinople in 1453
Written by Edward Gibbon
Illustrated by Gian Battista Piranesi


Format: eBook, 896 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: October 23, 2000
Price: $2.99

"I devoured Gibbon," wrote Winston Churchill.  "I rode triumphantly through it from end to end and enjoyed it all."  Gibbon's magnum opus -- which encompasses thirteen hundred years of history, swinging across Europe, North Africa, and Asia -- remains one of the greatest works of history ever written.  This Modern Library e-book bundle contains... Read more >

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume I
A.D. 180 to A.D. 395 (A Modern Library E-Book)
Written by Edward Gibbon
Illustrated by Gian Battista Piranesi
Introduction by Daniel J. Boorstin


Format: eBook, 928 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 1, 2000
Price: $2.99

"I devoured Gibbon," wrote Winston Churchill.  "I rode triumphantly through it from end to end and enjoyed it all."  Gibbon's magnum opus -- which encompasses thirteen hundred years of history, swinging across Europe, North Africa, and Asia -- remains one of the greatest works of history ever written.  This Modern Library e-book bundle contains... Read more >
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