DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE

DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE
   the immortal work of Gibbon, of which the first volume was published in 1776.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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