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Edward Gibbon. His conquest A.D. 1326-1339 . tious temper disposed Orchan to
educate his young captives as his soldiers and those of the prophet ; but the
Turkish peasants were still allowed to mount on horseback and follow his
body of Turkish cavalry attended the ambassadors , who disembarked from thirty
vessels , before his camp of Selymbria . A stately pavilion was erected , in which
the Empress Irene passed the night with her daughters . In the morning ...
The Turkish peace . proach of winter , and the natural and artificial obstacles of
Mount Hæmus , arrested the progress of the hero , who measured a narrow
interval of six days ' march from the foot of the mountains to the hostile towers of ...
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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
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