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Author Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794.

Title The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire. Volume the first / by Edward Gibbon, Esq
Published London : Electric Book Co., [2001]
©2001
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Contents ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Advertisement""; ""Chapter I. The Extent and Military Force of the Empire in the Age of the Antonines.""; ""Augustus and his successors""; ""Conquests of Trajan in the East""; ""Hadrian and the two Antonines""; ""Military establishment of the empire""; ""Provinces of Rome""; ""Chapter II. Of the Union and internal Prosperity of the Roman Empire, in the Age of the Antonines.""; ""Toleration of Rome""; ""Freedom of Rome""; ""Use of Latin and Greek""; ""Slavery""; ""Population""; ""Roman monuments""; ""Cities of the empire""; ""Roman roads""
""Elagabalus, A.D. 218""""Assession of Alexander Severus, his reign""; ""Finances of the Empire""; ""Chapter VII. The Elevation and Tyranny of Maximin.�Rebellion in Africa and Italy. .�Civil Wars and Sedition.""; ""Tyranny of Maximin""; ""Revolt in Africa, A.D. 237""; ""The two Gordians""; ""Election of Maximus and Balbinus""; ""Civil war""; ""The third Gordian becomes emperor""; ""Reign of Philip; Secular games""; ""Chapter VIII. Of the State of Persia after the Restoration of the Monarchy by Artaxerxes.""; ""Artaxerxes� rule in Persia""; ""Artaxerxes declares war on Rome""
""Improvements in agriculture""""Foreign trade""; ""Chapter III. Of the Constitution of the Roman Empire, in the Age of the Antonines.""; ""Augustus reforms the Senate""; ""Becomes Imperator""; ""Divides rule of the provinces""; ""The Senate""; ""Deification""; ""Titles of Augustus and C�sar""; ""The C�sars and the Flavian family""; ""Hadrian, A.D. 117""; ""The Two Antonines""; ""Marcus Aurelius""; ""Chapter IV. The Cruelty, Follies, and Murder of Commodus.�Election of Pertinax.""; ""Accession of Commodus""; ""Pertinax succeeds to the throne""; ""Pertinax attempts reform of the state""
""Murder of Pertinax""""Chapter V. Public Sale of the Empire to Didius Julianus by the Pr�torian Guards.""; ""The Pr�torian guards""; ""Julian “buys� the empire""; ""The provinces declare against Julian""; ""Septimus Severus""; ""Civil wars of Severus""; ""The government of Severus""; ""Office of Pr�torian Pr�fect""; ""Chapter VI. The Death of Severus.�Tyranny of Caracalla.�Usurpation of Macrinus.�Follies of Elagabalus.""; ""The Caledonian war, A.D. 208""; ""Death of Severus; two emperors""; ""Murder of Geta""; ""Tyranny of Caracalla""; ""Usurpation of Macrinus""
""Victory over Artaxerxes, A.D. 233""""Chapter IX. The State of Germany till the Invasion of the Barbarians in the Time of the Emperor Decius.""; ""Origin of the Germans""; ""Assemblies of the people""; ""Princes and magistrates""; ""German religion""; ""Limited progress of the Germans""; ""Civil dissensions of Germany""; ""Union against Rome""; ""German tribes""; ""Chapter X. The Emperors Decius, Gallus, �milianus, Valerian, and Gallienus.�The general Irruption of the Barbarians.""; ""The emperor Decius, A.D. 249""; ""First invasion of the Goths""; ""Origin of the Goths""
Notes "First published by W. Strahan and T. Cadell, London 1776."
Cover title: Decline and fall of the Roman Empire. Volume I
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Subject Byzantium -- History.
Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D.
Genre/Form History.
Fiction.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1843271389 (electronic bk.)
9781843271383 (electronic bk.)