A Compendious History of Italy

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Harper & brothers, 1836 - Italy - 319 pages
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Page 165 - As soon as the people perceived it, they exclaimed, "Long life and victory to Charles Augustus, crowned by the hand of God ! Long live the great and pious Emperor of the Romans...
Page 149 - Buch glowing accounts of the mildness of the climate and the fertility of the soil, that surveying parties were sent down the Ohio to locate lands upon its southern border.
Page 205 - ... dictatorial power. This disastrous conflict gave birth to two great parties in Italy, one of which, styled the Guelph faction, espoused the interests of the emperor, while the other, known as the party of the Ghibelines, was enlisted in behalf of the papal authority. The first of these derived its name " from several princes, called Guelphs, who, seconding the management of the pontifical court at the German diet after the death of the fifth Henry, caused the election to fall upon Lothario, duke...
Page 227 - Bertrand de Got, Archbishop of Bordeaux, who assumed the name of Clement V. The new pope yielded to Nogaret on every point. The "zeal...
Page 174 - ... became divided into small isolated states. Each had its own militia, its own officers for their guidance, and its own magistrates for the preservation of public order. Hence the origin of the Italian communities...
Page 122 - Christianity of one of its fundamental proofs, viz., the destruction of the temple of Jerusalem, and the dispersion of the Jews...
Page 81 - In such a frame of mind, it is not to be wondered at that the sight of Marie and her young, handsome, and passionate lover should have been exceedingly painful to her.
Page 174 - Italy, in consequence, soon became covered with fortresses and castles ; every portion of the country, relying for safety upon its own ability for defence, became divided into small isolated states.
Page 135 - Rome known to history, and that the last lord of the falling empire should have called himself by the same name ; that the first Roman emperor was named Augustus, and that the last should call himself, as if in mockery, Augustulus.

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