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Praetorians: Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Chapter 5 Part 1 -
One of the things I love about the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire is the artful way analysis and commentary are slipped in just where they seem to belong. A good example is found at the start of Chapter Five where we are treated to an explanation of the role of the army … Continue reading Praetorians: Gibbon’s Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Chapter 5 Part 1