The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Volume I. The Turn of the Ride
London England, The Folio Society, 1983. First Thus, Binding: Cloth, Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall Octavo Hardback Hardback. The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Volume I. The Turn of the Tide. Slight mark to back cloth. Red cloth with gilt lettering. In a very good slip case. This text is reproduced by kind permission of J. M. Dent and Son Limited, from the Everyman edition 1910. Contents: Introduction. Introduction to Volume I. The Roman Emperors From Nerva to Diocletian. The Extent and Military Force of the Empire, in the Age of the Antonines. Of the Union and Internal prosperity of the Roman Empire, in the age of the Antonines. Of the Constitution of the Roman Empire, in the Age of the Antonines. The Cruelty, Follies, and Murder of Commodus - Election of Pertinax - His Attempts to Reform the Stater - His Assassination by the Praetorian Guards. 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 Maxims of Government. The Death of Severus - Tyranny of Caracalla - Usurpation of Macrinus - Follies of Elagabalus - Virtues of Alexander Severus - Licentiousness of the Army - General State of the Roman Finances. The Elevation and Tyranny of Maximin - Rebellion in Africa and Italy, Under the Authority of the Senate - Civil Wars and Seditions - Violent Deaths of Maximin and His Son, of Maximus and Balbinus, and of the Three Gordians - Usurpation and Secular Games of Philip. Of the State of Persia After the Restoration of the Monarchy by Artaxerxes. The State of Germany Till the Invasion of the Barbarians, in the Time of the Emperor Decius. The Emperors Decius, Gallus, Aemilianus, Valerian, and Gallienus - The General Irruption of the Barbarians - The Thirty Tyrants. Reign of Claudius - Defeat of the Goths - Victories, Triumph, and Death of Aurelian. Conduct of the Army and Senate After the Death of Aurelian - Reigns of Tacitus, Probus, Carus, and His Sons. Index. Illustrations. 320 pp.
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