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Bouillon . . arms are the common attribute of these Christian adventurers . I. The
first rank both in war and council is justly due to God1. Godfrey of frey of Bouillon ;
and happy would it have been for the crusaders if they had trusted themselves ...
25 true to the moment and the signal ; and the Latins , without arms or suspicion ,
were slaughtered by the vile and merciless revenge of their slaves . From
Demotica , the first scene of the massacre , the surviving vassals of the Count of
St. Pol ...
By the arms of the Turks , who now struck a deep and everlasting root in Europe ,
Cantacuzene prevailed in the third contest in which he had been involved , and
the young emperor , driven from the sea and land , was compelled to take shelter
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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