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12:0–1214. His Invasion of China 12 18-1224. Of Carizme, Transoxiana, and
Persia. - 1227. His Death . . . . . . . 1227-1295. Conquests of the Moguls under the
Successors of Zingis . . . . . . 1234. Of the Northern Empire of China . . . . . . . 1279.
139 1450-1452. Embassies of Phranza 140 State of the Byzantine Court 142
CHAPTER LXVIII. REIGN AND CHARACTER OF MAHOMET THE SECOND. —
SIEGE, ASSAULT, AND FINAL CONQUEST of CONSTANTINOPLE BY THE
... Turks first emperor been poured. of the *** were occupied in the twelfth century
by many pastoral artars, - - - - *... tribes, of the same descent and similar manners,
which were 1206-1227. united and led to conquest by the formidable Zingis.
The ambition of Temugin condescended to employ the arts of superstition; and it
was from a naked prophet, who could ascend to heaven on a white horse, that he
accepted the title of Zingis,” the most great ; and a divine right to the conquest ...
... by hundreds, thousands, and ten thousands, were the institutions of a veteran
commander. Each officer and soldier was made responsible, under pain of death,
for the safety and honour of his companions; and the spirit of conquest breathed ...
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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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