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Visit of the Emperor Manuel to the Court of France . 84 to the Court of England .
85 1402. His Return to Greece . . 86 Greek Knowledge and Descriptions— of
Germany . . . . 86 of France . . . . . 87 of England . . 88 1402-1417 indifference of ...
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
From motives of zeal and curiosity, the court of the great khan in the xiiith century
was visited by two friars, John de Plano Carpini, and William Rubruquis, and by
Marco Polo, a Venetian gentleman. The Latin relations of the two former are ...
The court of Pekin was astonished by an embassy from its former vassal, who, in
the tone of the king of nations, exacted the tribute and obedience which he had
paid, and who affected to treat the son of heaven as the most contemptible of ...
Under the reign of Cublai, letters and commerce, peace and justice, were
restored; the great canal of five hundred miles was opened from Nankin to the
capital; he fixed his residence at Pekin; and displayed in his court the
magnificence of the ...
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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