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ELEVATION OF TIMOUR OR TAMERLANE TO THE THRONE. or A.D. 1206-1227
. Zingis Khan, first Emperor of the Moguls and Tartars . . . . . . His Laws . . . . . . 12:0
–1214. His Invasion of China 12 18-1224. Of Carizme, Transoxiana, and Persia ...
Constartine, the last of the Roman or Greek Emperors . . . . . 139 1450-1452.
Embassies of Phranza 140 State of the Byzantine Court 142 CHAPTER LXVIII.
REIGN AND CHARACTER OF MAHOMET THE SECOND. — SIEGE, ASSAULT,
China and the Volga ; and the Mogul emperor became the monarch of the
pastoral world, the lord of many millions His invasion cf shepherds and soldiers,
who felt their united strength, “*”. and were impatient to rush on the mild and
The emperor, a defenceless youth, surrendered his person and sceptre; and
before he was sent in exile into Tartary he struck nine times the ground with his
forehead, to adore in prayer or thanksgiving the mercy of the great khan. Yet the
In the prosecution of the civil war, the prince of Ionia twice returned to Europe,
joined his arms with those of the emperor, besieged Thessalonica, and
threatened Constantinople. Calumny might affix some reproach on his imperfect
aid, his ...
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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