The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Volume 5) - Edward Gibbon & United Holdings Group

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Volume 5)

By Edward Gibbon & United Holdings Group

  • Release Date: 2011-09-19
  • Genre: Classiques

Description

The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 5 was written by Edward Gibbon and first published in 1789. In this fifth of seven volumes, readers will find Chapter 45 ("State of Italy Under the Lombards") through Chapter 51 ("Conquests by the Arabs"), which cover the reign of Justin II; the Lombards' conquest of Italy; the Franks' conquest of Italy; the reign of Tiberius II; the life of Gregory the Great; and the rules of Phocas and Heraclius; the development of Christianity in the Eastern Roman Empire and the councils of Ephesus, Chalcedon, and Nice; the Greek emperors of Constantinople; the rule of Charlemagne of France and the division of his empire upon his death; and the clash between the Arabs and the Eastern Roman Empire.