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Edward Gibbon - Imperial government defined as monarchy...

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Edward Gibbon (1704 – 1794) English author and Member of Parliament Analyzes works to write “The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire” o Modern, scientific principles of evidence and logic o Synthesized narrative o Discovers patterns in history o Focus on secular matters o Bureaucracy of church o No single figure who sways history o Nature of civil society?
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Unformatted text preview: Imperial government defined as monarchy concealed by …? • M. Cocceius Nerva (35 – 98) o 96 – 98 o 96 – 180 – “Happiest period” Adoptive emperors • Marcus Annius Verus • Lucius Aelius • Marcus Aurelius • Lucius Verus • Commodus as Hercules Marcus Ulpius Trainius Dies in campaign Adopts Publius Aelius Hadrianius before he dies...
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