Historical Period: The 18th Century
Edward Gibbon (1737-1794) is regarded as the greatest historian of the Enlightenment. His multi-volume history of Rome was both scholarly and full of humane scepticism. Although he was a Member of Parliament he was a long-time resident of Lausanne.
Quotes from Edward Gibbon:
- Edward Gibbon on defending public liberty
Titles from Edward Gibbon: