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Victory of the crusaders . A.D. 1098 , Juve 28 . 5 death . " In this extremity they
collected the relics of their strength , sallied from the town , and in a single
memorable day annihilated or dispersed the host of Turks and Arabians , which
For their salvation and victory they were indebted to the same fanaticism which
had led them to the brink of ruin . In Legend of the such a cause , and in such an
army , visions , propheholy lance . cies , and miracles were frequent and familiar .
The voice of God was confounded with that of the people ; and the public consent
was declared in the acclamations of “ Long life and victory to our lord the pope !
long life and victory to our lord the emperor ! long life and victory to the Roman ...
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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