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History of the Decline of the Roman Empire


HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE
Edward Gibbon, Esq.
With notes by the Rev. H. H. Milman
Vol. 1
1782 (Written), 1845 (Revised)
CONTENTS
Introduction
Preface By The Editor.
Preface Of The Author.
Preface To The First Volume.
Preface To The Fourth Volume Of The Original Quarto Edition.
Chapter I: The Extent Of The Empire In The Age Of The Antonines—Part I.
The Extent And Military Force Of The Empire In The Age Of
The Antonines.
Chapter I: The Extent Of The Empire In The Age Of The Antonines.—Part II.
Chapter I: The Extent Of The Empire In The Age Of The Antonines.—Part III.
Chapter II: The Internal Prosperity In The Age Of The Antonines.—Part I.
Of The Union And Internal Prosperity Of The Roman Empire, In
The Age Of The Antonines.
Chapter II: The Internal Prosperity In The Age Of The Antonines.—Part II.
Chapter II: The Internal Prosperity In The Age Of The Antonines.—Part III.
Chapter II: The Internal Prosperity In The Age Of The Antonines. Part IV.
Chapter III: The Constitution In The Age Of The Antonines.—Part I.
Of The Constitution Of The Roman Empire, In The Age Of The
Antonines.
Chapter III: The Constitution In The Age Of The Antonines.—Part II.
Chapter IV: The Cruelty, Follies And Murder Of Commodus.—Part I.
The Cruelty, Follies, And Murder Of Commodus—Election Of
Pertinax—His Attempts To Reform The State—His
Assassination By The Praetorian Guards.
Chapter IV: The Cruelty, Follies And Murder Of Commodus.—Part II.
Chapter V: Sale Of The Empire To Didius Julianus.—Part I.
Public Sale Of The Empire To Didius Julianus By The
Praetorian Guards—Clodius Albinus In Britain, Pescennius
Niger In Syria, And Septimius Severus In Pannonia, Declare
Against The Murderers Of Pertinax—Civil Wars And Victory Of
Severus Over His Three Rivals—Relaxation Of Discipline—New
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