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The emperor Andronicus the Younger was vanquished and wounded by the son
of Othman: ** he subdued the whole province or kingdom of Bithynia as far as the
shores of the Bosphorus and Hellespont; and the Christians confessed the ...
Ignorant of their own history, the modern Turks confound their first and their final
passage of the Hellespont,” and describe the son of Orchan as a nocturnal
robber, who,. * The most lively and concise picture of this captivity may be found
in the ...
... first payment had been made when an earthquake shook the walls and cities of
the provinces; the dismantled places were occupied by the Turks; and Gallipoli,
the key of the Hellespont, was rebuilt and repeopled by the policy of Soliman.
The Turkish communication between Europe and Asia had been dangerous and
doubtful, till he stationed at Gallipoli a fleet of galleys, to command the Hellespont
and intercept the Latin succours of Constantinople. While the monarch ...
He sailed, with four ships of war, from Aiguesmortes to the Hellespont; forced the
passage, which was guarded by seventeen Turkish galleys; landed at
Constantinople a supply of six hundred men at arms and sixteen hundred ...
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In The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Edward Gibbon argues that the loss of civic virtue amongst the Romans enabled barbarian invaders to succeed in their conquest. The book traces the period ... Les hele vurderingen
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One of Gibbons' major theses is that the rise of Christianity, with its emphasis on other-worldly concerns, was a major factor in the decline of the Roman empire. In his notes, Milman, a minister, attempts to counter these conclusions. Les hele vurderingen
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 1
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1787
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 7
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1828
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 2
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1887