The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Vol. I

Edward GIBBON (1737 - 1794)

The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was written by the celebrated English historian Edward Gibbon. Volume I was published in 1776, and went through six printings (a remarkable feat for its time). Volumes II and III were published in 1781; volumes IV, V, VI in 1788-89. The original volumes were published as quartos, a common publishing practice of the time.The books cover the period of the Roman Empire after Marcus Aurelius, from just before 180 to 1453 and beyond, concluding in 1590. They take as their material the behaviour and decisions that led to the decay and eventual fall of the Roman Empire in the East and West, offering an explanation for why the Roman Empire fell.Gibbon is sometimes called the first “modern historian of ancient Rome.” By virtue of its mostly objective approach and highly accurate use of reference material, Gibbon’s work was adopted as a model for the methodologies of 19th and 20th century historians. (Summary from Wikipedia)

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, History

Language: English

Group: The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Introduction and Prefaces Kirsten Ferreri
00:14:21
Play 01 Chapter I: Part 1 Chris Chapman
00:16:14
Play 02 Chapter I: Part 2 Chris Chapman
00:23:11
Play 03 Chapter I: Part 3 Chris Chapman
00:34:24
Play 04 Chapter II: Part 1 Sibella Denton
00:12:54
Play 05 Chapter II: Part 2 Sibella Denton
00:17:37
Play 06 Chapter II: Part 3 Sibella Denton
00:15:42
Play 07 Chapter II: Part 4 Sibella Denton
00:17:23
Play 08 Chapter III: Part 1 Christie Nowak
00:23:42
Play 09 Chapter III: Part 2 Christie Nowak
00:24:38
Play 10 Chapter IV: Part 1 Gesine
00:20:58
Play 11 Chapter IV: Part 2 ontheroad
00:24:13
Play 12 Chapter V: Part 1 Jim Mowatt
00:25:47
Play 13 Chapter V: Part 2 Jim Mowatt
00:29:36
Play 14 Chapter VI: Part 1 ontheroad
00:17:11
Play 15 Chapter VI: Part 2 ontheroad
00:22:43
Play 16 Chapter VI: Part 3 ontheroad
00:21:03
Play 17 Chapter VI: Part 4 ontheroad
00:23:32
Play 18 Chapter VII: Part 1 krithiga
00:33:45
Play 19 Chapter VII: Part 2 Robin Cotter
00:28:31
Play 20 Chapter VII: Part 3 Robin Cotter
00:05:07
Play 21 Chapter VIII: Part 1 Julian Jamison
00:10:54
Play 22 Chapter VIII: Part 2 Julian Jamison
00:28:15
Play 23 Chapter IX: Part 1 & 2 J. M. Smallheer
00:28:12
Play 24 Chapter IX: Part 3 J. M. Smallheer
00:25:19
Play 25 Chapter X: Part 1 Lizzie Driver
00:16:57
Play 26 Chapter X: Part 2 Lizzie Driver
00:22:52
Play 27 Chapter X: Part 3 Lizzie Driver
00:31:44
Play 28 Chapter X: Part 4 Lizzie Driver
00:35:47
Play 29 Chapter XI: Part 1 krithiga
00:26:34
Play 30 Chapter XI: Part 2 Måns Broo
00:20:41
Play 31 Chapter XI: Part 3 Måns Broo
00:27:25
Play 32 Chapter XII: Part 1 Lucy Burgoyne
00:32:47
Play 33 Chapter XII: Part 2 Lucy Burgoyne
00:37:31
Play 34 Chapter XII: Part 3 Lucy Burgoyne
00:25:15
Play 35 Chapter XIII: Part 1 Justin Brett
00:25:02
Play 36 Chapter XIII: Part 2 Justin Brett
00:28:12
Play 37 Chapter XIII: Part 3 Justin Brett
00:33:12
Play 38 Chapter XIII: Part 4 Justin Brett
00:33:12
Play 39 Chapter XIV: Part 1 Justin Brett
00:24:48
Play 40 Chapter XIV: Part 2 Justin Brett
00:26:07
Play 41 Chapter XIV: Part 3 Justin Brett
00:32:16
Play 42 Chapter XIV: Part 4 Justin Brett
00:23:07
Play 43 Chapter XV: Part 1 ontheroad
00:13:42
Play 44 Chapter XV: Part 2 ontheroad
00:16:45
Play 45 Chapter XV: Part 3 Cori Samuel
00:17:34
Play 46 Chapter XV: Part 4 Cori Samuel
00:21:25
Play 47 Chapter XV: Part 5 Måns Broo
00:17:18
Play 48 Chapter XV: Part 6 Måns Broo
00:17:58
Play 49 Chapter XV: Part 7 Måns Broo
00:23:08
Play 50 Chapter XV: Part 8 Måns Broo
00:14:35
Play 51 Chapter XV: Part 9 Måns Broo
00:12:15