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Gibbon’s History – “Cultural Amnesia” – Clive James

September 30th, 2011 · No Comments · History, Quotes

(Gibbon’s) Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire encapsulates—in a very large capsule—his idea that history is “little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind.

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