The Greatness of Gibbon's Decline and Fall

S1, E1: The Greatness of Gibbon's Decline and Fall

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S1 E1: Ground your understanding of Gibbon's masterpiece with this helpful introductory lecture. Why was Rome so important to Gibbon and his readers? What makes the periodic style so essential to the Decline and Fall's accessibility? Why should we want to read it today in the 21st century? #Literature & Learning