The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
by Edward Gibbon
Publisher: Harper & Brothers 1836
Number of pages: 1273
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 Roald Dijkstra (ed.) - Brill Academic
The book examines the (dis)unity of the Roman Empire in the fourth century, in order to offer a broad perspective and avoid an overvaluation of the division in 395. The contributors elaborate on these notions from various geopolitical perspectives.
by J. C. Stobart - Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd.
Although a large part of this book is written from the original sources, it is a derivative history intended for readers who are not specialists. It gives a view of the whole course of ancient Roman History within the limits of a single volume.
by James Bryce - The Macmillan Company
The object of this treatise is not so much to give a narrative history of the countries included in the Romano-Germanic Empire, as to describe the Holy Empire itself as an institution or system, the wonderful offspring of a body of traditions...
by Vittorio Macchioro - Mary E. Raiola
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.