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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