The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Volume 3
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: December 2007
Duration: 39 hours 0 minutes
This final volume of Gibbon’s celebrated work covers 1185 A.D.—1453 A.D. and explores the rise of Islam, the Crusades, the invention of gunpowder, Genghis Khan and the Mongol invasions, the Turkish conquests, and the beginning of the Renaissance.
“I set out upon...Gibbon’s Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire [and] was immediately dominated both by the story and the style. ...I devoured Gibbon. I rode triumphantly through it from end to end and enjoyed it all.”—Winston Chruchill