The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire[lower-alpha 1] is 'n sesvolume werk van die Engelse historikus Edward Gibbon. Dit spoor die Westerse beskawing (sowel as die Islamitiese en Mongoolse verowerings) vanaf die hoogtepunt (die Nerva–Antonynse dinastie) van die Romeinse Ryk tot die val van Bisantium na. Deel I is in 1776 gepubliseer en is ses keer gedruk.[1] Volumes II en III is in 1781 gepubliseer;[2][3] volumes IV, V, en VI in 1788–1789.[4][5][6][lower-alpha 2]

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
OuteurEdward Gibbon
LandEngeland
TaalEngels
OnderwerpRomeinse Ryk
UitgewerStrahan & Cadell, Londen
Uitgegee1776–1789
Letterkunde-portaal
Edward Gibbon (1737–1794)

Die ses boekdele dek die geskiedenis van 98 v.C. tot 1590 n.C., d.i. vanaf die Romeinse Ryk, die geskiedenis van die vroeë Christendom en dan van die Romeinse Staatskerk, sowel as die geskiedenis van Europa, en bespreek onder andere die agteruitgang van die Romeinse Ryk.

NotasWysig

  1. sometyds verkort as Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  2. Die oorspronklike volumes is in quarto-gedeeltes gepubliseer, 'n algemene publikasie praktyk van die tydperk.

VerwysingsWysig

  1. Gibbon, Edward (1776). The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. I. W. Strahan and T. Cadell.
  2. Gibbon, Edward (1781). The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. II.
  3. Gibbon, Edward (1781). The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. III.
  4. Gibbon, Edward (1788). The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. IV.
  5. Gibbon, Edward (1788). The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. V. W. Strahan and T. Cadell.
  6. Edward Gibbon (1788). The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. VI.

Verdere leeswerkWysig

  • Brownley, Martine W. "Appearance and Reality in Gibbon's History," Journal of the History of Ideas 38:4 (1977), 651–666.
  • Brownley, Martine W. "Gibbon's Artistic and Historical Scope in the Decline and Fall," Journal of the History of Ideas 42:4 (1981), 629–642.
  • Cosgrove, Peter. Impartial Stranger: History and Intertextuality in Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Newark: Associated University Presses, 1999) ISBN 0-87413-658-X.
  • Craddock, Patricia. "Historical Discovery and Literary Invention in Gibbon's 'Decline and Fall'," Modern Philology 85:4 (May 1988), 569–587.
  • Drake, H.A., "Lambs into Lions: explaining early Christian intolerance," Past and Present 153 (1996), 3–36. Oxford Journals
  • Furet, Francois. "Civilization and Barbarism in Gibbon's History," Daedalus 105:3 (1976), 209–216.
  • Gay, Peter. Style in History (New York: Basic Books, 1974) ISBN 0-465-08304-8.
  • Ghosh, Peter R. "Gibbon's Dark Ages: Some Remarks on the Genesis of the Decline and Fall," Journal of Roman Studies 73 (1983), 1–23.
  • Homer-Dixon, Thomas "The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity and the Renewal of Civilization", 2007 ISBN 978-0-676-97723-3, Chapter 3 pp. 57–60
  • Kelly, Christopher. "A Grand Tour: Reading Gibbon's 'Decline and Fall'," Greece & Rome 2nd ser., 44:1 (Apr. 1997), 39–58.
  • Momigliano, Arnaldo. "Eighteenth-Century Prelude to Mr. Gibbon," in Pierre Ducrey et al., eds., Gibbon et Rome à la lumière de l'historiographie moderne (Geneva: Librairie Droz, 1977).
  • Momigliano, Arnaldo. "Gibbon from an Italian Point of View," in G.W. Bowersock et al., eds., Edward Gibbon and the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1977).
  • Momigliano, Arnaldo. "Declines and Falls," American Scholar 49 (Winter 1979), 37–51.
  • Momigliano, Arnaldo. "After Gibbon's Decline and Fall," in Kurt Weitzmann, ed. Age of Spirituality : a symposium (Princeton: 1980); ISBN 0-89142-039-8.
  • Pocock, J.G.A. Barbarism and Religion, 4 vols. Cambridge University Press.
  • Roberts, Charlotte. Edward Gibbon and the Shape of History. 2014 Oxford University Press ISBN 978-0198704836
  • Trevor-Roper, H.R. "Gibbon and the Publication of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 1776–1976," Journal of Law and Economics 19:3 (Oct. 1976), 489–505.
  • Womersley, David. The Transformation of 'The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire' (Cambridge: 1988).
  • Womersley, David, ed. Religious Scepticism: Contemporary Responses to Gibbon (Bristol, England: Thoemmes Press, 1997).
  • Wootton, David. "Narrative, Irony, and Faith in Gibbon's Decline and Fall," History and Theory 33:4 (Dec. 1994), 77–105.

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