The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise and Development of Nations from the Earliest Times, Volumes 7-8

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Henry Smith Williams
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1907 - World history
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Contents

The Goths renew tbe war 110 Belisarius in Rome 111 Gibbons estimate of Beli
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Justinian as a legislator 131 Burys estimate of Justinian
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Reign of Tiberius 140 The Emperor Maurice 142 The Persian War
143
The Avars 147 State of the Roman armies 150 Rebellion against Maurice
151
Phocas emperor 153 Heraclius emperor 155 Heraclius plans to remove
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CHAPTER VI
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Religious activities of Heraclius 177 Wars with the Mohammedans 179
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reign of Constans II 182 Religious feuds 183 The growing danger from
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The Iconoclasts 207 Iconoclasm after Leo 209 The reign of Constan
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The empress Irene 216 Irene and iconoclasm 217 End of Byzantine authority
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CHAPTER Vm
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The Russian war 237 War with the Saracens 241 The apex of glory
242
and his successors 243 Separation of Greek and Latin churches 250
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Troubles of Alexius 259 The Norman invasion 260 Joannes II Comnenus
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The Latin Empire 12041261 A D
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The pope acknowledged 286 Fate of the royal fugitives 287 Baldwin
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Joannes IV Lascaris 305 Michael VIII Palaeologus 305 Michael Palaeologus
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Roman churches 337 Reign of Constantine XIII 338 War with Muhammed
340
and Palaeologi
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CHAPTER I
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Theodoric and the Church 389 The fate of Boethius and Symmachus
391
of the Goths 399 Belisarius and the siege of Rome 399 Sufferings of
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Second siege of Rome 413 Totila captures Rome 415 Belisarius
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The Lombards in the region of the Danube 429 Wars with the Gepids
434
Extent of Lombard sway 410 The reign and wooing of Authari 442 Lombard
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and the Salic Laws 463 The reign of Clovis 466 Clovis turns Christian 409
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CHAPTER IV
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The anointing of Pepin 507 Lombard affairs 509 The pope visits Pepin
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made Lombard king 615 Pepin and the Aquitanians
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The pass of Roncesvalles 525 Third visit to Italy 526 Bavarian
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His imperial title 535 His death 535 His will and testament 537 Giesebrecht
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Charlemagnes Successors to the Treaty of Verdun 814843 a d
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Last years of Louis 563 Quarrels of his successors 565 Charles
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Ludwig turns against Charles the Bald 577 The end of Lothair 578 Ludwig
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Ravages of the Northmen 5S6 Charles the Fat 587 Arnulf 589 Arnulf enters
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Reign of Henry I the Fowler 598 The unification of the empire 599 Wars
601
CHAPTER VIII
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tenthcentury renaissance 610 The strengthening of the marks 613 Victory over
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Relation of Italy to the empire at death of Henry II
628
and Germany 635 The accession of Henry III 638 Henrys efforts for peace
639
The papacy subordinated to Henry 640 The truce of God 644 Sorrows of Henrys
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Introductory Essay The Scope and Influence of Arabic History By
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CHAPTER I
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Arsaces and the Arsacids 54 Bactria and Parthia consolidate 55 Conquests
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CHAPTER V
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quest of Persia 151 The Syrian conquest completed 156 Egypt captured 160
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The alleged burning of the library 163 Othman the third caliph 167 Ali 170
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Foundation of the Omayyads 175 Yazid made caliph 176 Siege of Mecca 177
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AbdulMalik caliph 179 Siege of Mecca 180 The eastern caliphate 184 Sulei
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The invasion of France 198
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CHAPTER Vm
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Baghdad under the caliphs 213 Gradual decline of Arabian dominion
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The Almoravids 240 Dynasty of the Almohads 246 Battle
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The holy war 270 Arab culture 271 Commerce and industry 273 Paper com
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Music 282
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CHAPTER XII
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Brief ReferenceList of Authorities by Chapters 305
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PAOE
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THE CRUSADES ATO THE PAPACY
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CHAPTER I
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ter of the pilgrims 326 The Turks in power 328 Peter the Hermit 330
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Peter the Hermit and his rabble 339 The leaders of the First Crusade 340
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A typical miracle 349 Jerusalem besieged 351 The Arab account
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rise of Saladin 364 Moslem accounts of the battle of Tiberias 374 The fall
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or Ptolernais 383 Geoffrey de Vinsaufs account of Acre 383 Richards voyage
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Review of the siege 390 The crusaders move on Jerusalem 392
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The Sixth Crusade 422
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CHAPTER VI
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The crusade of St Louis the Eighth 4 34 Battle of Mansura 436 De Joinvilles
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The Crusades in the West 459 The Teutonic Crusade 460 The attack on
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richment of cities 472 Colonisation 472 Influence on industry 474 The masons
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Feudalism 8001450 a d 481
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Reciprocal obligations of vassal and lord 484 Feudal justice 485 Ecclesiastical
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Geographic outlines of the kingdom of Germany 494 The transi
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CHAPTER I
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Christian mythology 534 Worship of the Virgin 535 Angels and devils
531
Martyrs and relics 536 Sanctity of the clergy 537 State after death 538
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Gregorys successors 539 Draper on the origin of iconoclasm 544 Milman
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CHAPTER II
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Charlemagne and the pope 558 The donation from Constantine 559 Charle
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The trial of the pope and the crowning of Charlemagne 563 Papal ambition after
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Rebellion of Rome 582 Pope John XH 583 Trial of the pope 583 Charles
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The Hion Noon of the Papacy 9851305 a d 589
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Gregorys synod at Rome 597 Bryce on the consequences of the Con
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Clement V 624 The fate of the Templars 625 John XXII to Urban V 626
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The Great Schism of the West 630 Relation of the national churches to the state 632
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Brief ReferenceList of Authorities by Chapters 651
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