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In this programme Roy Poter talks to Tony Lentin about Edward Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. They discuss Gibbon's explanations for the decline of the Roman Empire, his view of Rome... as a city state and as the centre of the Empire. Gibbon's view of barbarians, such as the Germans, and the place of religion in the Roman Empire.
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Module code and title: A206, The Enlightenment
Item code: A206; 03
First transmission date: 20-04-1993
Published: 1993
Rights Statement: Rights owned or controlled by The Open University
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Duration: 00:19:00
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Producer: Robert Philip
Contributors: Toni Lentin; Roy Porter
Publisher: BBC Open University
Keyword(s): Decline and Fall; History; Religion
Master spool number: 92YA0025LJO
Production number: 92YA0025LJO
Available to public: no