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Second Siege of Constantinople, 278 Failure and Retreat of thf Saracens 2S2
Invention and Use of the Greek Fire 282 721. Invasion of France by [he Arabs,
285 731. Expedition and Victories of Abderame, 287 732. Defeat of the Saracens
They depended on the succor of a miracle : but their miracles were inefficient
against the Greek fire ; and, after the defeat and conflagration of the fleet, the
naked islands were abandoned to the clemency or justice of the conqueror. The
son of ...
... avow yourself the the field of controversy I always pity the moderate party, -who
stand on the open middle ground exposed to the fire of both sides. 31 They ... Ital.
,) both of the ixth century, translate and approve the Greek text of Theophanes.
In the revolutions of the Greek empire, after the tyrant Justinian had been
punished and avenged, an humble secretary, ... the walls were restored and
strengthened ; and the engines for casting stones, or darts, or fire, were stationed
along the ...
Charles du Frame du Cange, has treated in several places of the Greek fire, and
his collections leave few gleanings behind. See particularly Glossar. Med. et
Infim. Graecitat. p. 1275, sub voce lisp BaXiaatov vypnv. Glossar. Med. et Infim.
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 2, Volum 2
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Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1901
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Edward Gibbon,William Youngman
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