Great lives from history: Ancient and medieval series, Volume 5
Frank Northen Magill
Salem Press, 1988 - History - 2420 pages
A five-volume set of biographical sketches, arranged alphabetically, of 470 individuals whose contributions influenced world culture and the social development of societies flourishing in earlier centuries.
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ancient Area of Achievement Aristotle Armenia army Athenian Athens became bibliography Cambridge career century Ch’ien chapter China Chinese Christian chronicle church concemed conﬂict Confucian Constantinople Contribution court Crusade death devotio moderna died difﬁcult discussion Dusan Dynasty early Eastem emperor father ﬁeld ﬁfth ﬁgures ﬁnal ﬁrst ﬁve Gerbert govemment Greek historians imperial important inﬂuence king Kiyomori known later Latin leaming Lifeis literary medieval military Mithradates modem monks northem ofﬁce ofﬁcial period Persian philosophy poems poet poetry political Pope reﬂect reform reign religious retum Roman Empire Rome ruler Saint scholars signiﬁcant Socrates Sophocles sources Stephen Stilicho Strabo Summary Sundjata T’ai T’ang T’ao Tacitus Thales Themistocles Theodoret Theodoric Theodosius Theoleptus theology Theophrastus Thomas Thucydides Thutmose Thutmose III Tiberius Tigranes tion tradition Trajan translation treatise University Press Varro Vergil Vespasian Villehardouin Villon Vincent Wang Wei Wang’s Westem William writing wrote Xenophanes Xerxes York Zeami Zeno