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New-York:
PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY J. & J. HARPER,

NO. 82 CLIFF-STREET

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CONTENTS OF THE FOURTH VOLUME.

CHAPTER LIII.

A. D.

PAGE

State of the Eastern Empire in the Tenth Century

They hold the two Principles of the Ma-

-Extent and Division--Wealth and Revenue-

gians and Manichæans.

29

Palace of Constantinople- Titles and Offices-

The Establishment of the Paulicians in

Pride and Power of the Emperors-Tactics of the

Armenia, Pontus, &c. ....

30

Greeks, Arabs, and Franks-Loss of the Latin

Persecution of the Greek Emperors.... ib.

Tongue Studies and Solitude of the Greeks.

845—880 Revolt of the Paulicians

31

They fortify Tephrice.

ib

A.D.

PAGE And pillage Asia Minor

32

Memorials of the Greek Empire.

1

Their Decline...

ib.

Works of Constantine Porphyrogenitus.. ib. Their Transplantation from Armenia to

Their Imperfections ....

2

Thrace

ib.

Embassy of Liutprand...

3 Their Introduction into Italy and France 34

The Themes or Provinces of the Empire, 1200 Persecution of the Albigeois..

35

and its Limits in every Age...

ib.

Character and Consequences of the Refor-
General Wealth and Populousness

mation

ib.

State of Peloponnesus: Sclavonians.....

Freemen of Laconia..

CHAPTER LV.

Cities and Revenue of Peloponnesus... ib.

Manufactures—especially of Silk.

ib.

The Bulgarians-Origin, Migrations, and Settle-

Transported from Greece to Sicily

7

ment of the Hungarians-Their Inroads in the

Revenue of the Greek Empire...

ib.

East and West - The Monarchy of Russia-

Pomp and Luxury of the Emperors...... 8

Geography and Trade-Wars of the Russians

The Palace of Constantinople.

ib.

against the Greek Empire-Conversion of the

Furniture and Attendants

. 9

Barbarians,

Honours and Titles of the Imperial Family 10 A. D.

PAGE

Officers of the Palace, the State, and the 680 Emigration of the Bulgarians

38

Army

11 900 Croats or Sclavonians of Dalmatia... ib.

Adoration of the Emperor

12 640—1017 First Kingdom of the Bulgarians..

39

Reception of Ambassadors

ib. 884 Emigration of the Turks or Hungarians.. 40

Processions and Acclamations

13 Their Fennic Origin...

41

Marriage of the Cesars with foreign Na 900 Tactics and Manners of the Hungarians

tions

ib.

and Bulgarians...

42

Imaginary Law of Constantine.

14 889 Establishment and Inroads of the Hunga-

733 The first Exception

ib.

rians

43

941 The second

ib. 934 Victory of Henry the Fowler.......... 45

943 The third.....

955

of Otho the Great........

ib.

972 Otho of Germany

15 839 Origin of the Russian Monarchy..

46

988. Wolodomir of Russia..

The Varangians of Constantinople. 47

Despotic Power is

ib

950 Geography and Trade of Russia.

48

Coronation Oath

16

Naval Expeditions of the Russians

Military Force of the Greeks, the Sara.

against Constantinople

-49

cens, and the Franks....

ib. 865 The first ....

50

Navy of the Greeks....

ib. 904 The second

ib

Tactics and Character of the Greeks

18 941 The third.............

ib.

Character and Tactics of the Saracens.. 19 1043 The fourth..

ib.

The Franks or Latins....

20

Negotiations and Prophecy..

51

Their Character and Tactics............ 21 955—973 Reign of Swatoslaus.

ib.

Oblivion of the Latin Language.

22 970—973 His Defeat by John Zimisces.. 52

The Greek Emperors and their Subjects

864 Conversion of Russia.............. 53

retain and assert the Name of Romans 23

955 Baptism of Olga.

ib.

Period of Ignorance.....

ib, 988

of Wolodomir....

54

Revival of Greek Learning

24 800-1100 Christianity of the North........ ib.

Decay of Taste and Genius..

25

Want of national Enulation...

26

CHAPTER LVI.

The Saracens, Franks, and Greeks, in Italy-First

CHAPTER LIV.

Adventures and Settlement of the Normans--Cha-

Origin and Doctrine of the Paulicians-Their Per racter and Conquests of Robert Guiscard, Duke

secution by the Greek Emperors-Revolt in Arme of Apulia-Deliverance of Sicily by his Brother

nia, &c.— Transplantation into Thrace-Propa Roger-Victories of Robert over the Emperors of

gation in the West, The Seeds, Character, and the East and West-Roger, King of Sicily, in-

Consequences of the Reformation.

vades Africa and Greece-The Emperor Manuel

A.D.

PAGE

Comnenus-Wars of the Greeks and Normans

Extinction of the Normans.

Supine Superstition of the Greek Church 27

660 Origin of the Paulicians, or Disciples of A. D.

PAGE

St. Paul

28 840—1017 Conflict of the Saracens, Latins,

ibe and Greeks in Italy.

56

The Simplicity of their Belief and Wor 871 Conquest of Bari.

ib.

29

ship..

890 New Province of the Greeks in Italy.... 57

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