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The mixture of two discordant nations in the same capital might have been
pregnant with mischief and danger , and the suburb of Galata , or Pera , was
assigned for the quarters of the French and Venetians . But the liberty of trade
and familiar ...
Such is the general idea of the Hungarian war ; but the disastrous adventure of
the French has procured us some memorials which illustrate the victory and
character of captivity of Bajazet . " The Duke of Burgundy , sovereign of Flanders
The battle of Nicopolis would not have been lost if the French would have obeyed
the prudence of the Hungarians ; but it might have been gloriously won had the
Hungarians imitated the valor of the French . They dispersed the first line ...
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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