Most people exposed to Roman history have heard EdwardGibbon’s The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire mentioned. This workhas long been considered essential reading for those interested in the RomanEmpire, but I never got around to it for some reason. Maybe I thought it wouldbe too big to tackle – six volumes – or maybe I thought I knew why Rome fell. Itis the purpose of this blog, however, to educate and enlighten so we need toinclude the contribution of Gibbon.
History Books Review ~ The Reigns of Valentinian and Valens – Gibbon’s Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Chapter 25 Part 3.
History Books Review: The Brief Reign of Jovian – Gibbon’s Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Chapter 25 Part 1.
History Books Review: Procopius – Gibbon’s Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Chapter 25 Part 2.
Mike Anderson’s Ancient History: Edward Gibbon and Reasons for The Decline and Fall of Rome.
I have changed the titles of two recent posts to avoid confusion.The post originally titled Edward Gibbon and the Reasons for the Decline and Fall of Rome is now Edward Gibbon on the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. The origina...