History Of The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • Ancient - Rome

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages636
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8471012M
ISBN 101419124153
ISBN 109781419124150
OCLC/WorldCa315344915

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