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SUBDUES PERSIA, AND PROTECTS THE CALIPHS. DEFEAT AND CAPTIVITY
OF THE EMPEROR ROMANU9 DIOGEKES BY ALP ARSLAN. POWER AND ...
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
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Stephen was entertained as the visible successor of the apostle ; at the next
assembly, the field of March or of May, big injuries were exposed to a devout and
warlike nation, and he repassed the Alps, not as a suppliant, but as a conqueror ...
In arms, at the gate of the Vatican, the conqueror listened to the voice of Gregory
the Second,48 withdrew his troops, resigned his conquests, respectfully visited
the church of St. Peter, and after performing his devotions, offered his sword and
The name of Charlemagne was stained by the polemic acrimonv of his scribes ;
but the conqueror himself informed, with the temper of a statesman, to the various
practice of France and Italy. In his four pilgrimages or visits to the Vatican, ...
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Volume I It is a testament to the breadth of Gibbon's passion that his Decline and Fall, widely regarded as a literary monument, on reading appears merely to expatiate on some salient thoughts. The ... Les hele vurderingen
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 1
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1841
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 2
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1901