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They had subdued , in less than thirty years , the kingdoms of Asia as far as
Jerusalem and the Hellespont ; and the Greek empire tottered on the verge of
destruction . Besides an honest sympathy for their brethren , the Latins had a
right and ...
Lesser Asia . JulySeptember . of five hundred miles the crusaders traversed the
Lesser Asia , through a wasted land and deserted towns , without through the
finding either a friend or an enemy . The geographere may trace the position of ...
The captivity or ruin of the seven churches of Asia was Asiatic prov-
consummated ; and the barbarous lords of Ionia and A.D. 1312 , etc. Lydia still
trample on the monuments of classic and Christian antiquity . In the loss of
Ephesus the ...
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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 ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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No I have not read the whole thing. About a quarter of it. It features spectacular English and wonderful irony. It is long, but not boring by any means. I learned more about how religion operates in ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Band 1
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1995