Publisher: Everyman's Library; New Ed edition (September 16, 1993)
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simply the main celebrated old paintings in English, Gibbon's account of the Roman empire was once in its time a landmark in classical and historic scholarship and is still a awesome clean and strong contribution to the translation of Roman historical past greater than 2 hundred years after its first visual appeal. Its reputation, even if, rests extra at the remarkable readability, scope and strength of its argument, and the brilliance of its variety, that's nonetheless a satisfaction to learn. additionally, either argument and magnificence embrace the Enlightenment values of rationality, lucidity and order to which Gibbon so passionately subscribed and to which his historical past is the sort of excellent monument.