Scope Of Chapter 2
From 'The History Of The Fall Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire' by Gibbon

Of the Union and Internal Prosperity of the Roman Empire in the Age of the Antonines
Principles of Government — Universal Spirit of Toleration, Of the People, Of Philosophers, Of the Magistrates, In the Provinces, At Rome; Freedom of Rome, Italy, The Provinces, Colonies and Municipal Towns
Division of the Latin and the Greek Provinces — General Use of both the Greek and Latin Languages
Slaves, their Treatment, Enfranchisement, Numbers; Populousness of the Roman Empire — Obedience and Union
Roman Monuments — Many of them erected at Private Expense; Example of Herodes Atticus — His Reputation
Most of the Roman Monuments for Public Use; Temples, Theatres, Aqueducts
Number and greatness of the Cities of the Empire — In Italy, Gaul and Spain, Africa, Asia
Roman Roads, Posts, Navigation
Improvement of Agriculture in the Western Countries of the Empire; Introduction of Fruits, etc., The Vine, The Olive, Flax, Artificial Grasses; General Plenty, Arts of Luxury, Foreign Trade, Gold and Silver, General Felicity
Decline of Courage, Decline of Genius, Degeneracy