The World's History: South-eastern and eastern Europe

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Hans Ferdinand Helmolt
W. Heinemann, 1907
An English adaptation of Helmolt's Weltgeschichte, with a rejection of sections which did not seem quite adequate from the point of view of its English readers. C.f. Publisher's note.

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Strana 176 - The mountains look on Marathon — And Marathon looks on the sea; And, musing there an hour alone, I dreamed that Greece might still be free; For, standing on the Persians' grave, I could not deem myself a slave.
Strana 348 - From the end of the fifteenth century to the beginning of the nineteenth century the large region which is vaguely known as 'the Middle East' had little interest for the nations of Western Europe.
Strana 527 - The greater part of the ingenious men who applied to the study of ancient literature towards the close of the fifteenth century and the beginning of the sixteenth, though they had no intention...
Strana 199 - Chatham " (47), discovered Chatham Island. He sailed along the north coast, landing in the neighbourhood of Kaingaroa. There he hoisted the British flag and took possession of the island in the name of King George III.
Strana 213 - The Sublime Porte undertakes to carry out, without further delay, the improvements and reforms demanded by local requirements in the provinces inhabited by the Armenians, and to guarantee their security against the Circassians and Kurds. It will periodically make known the steps taken to this effect to the Powers, who will superintend their application.
Strana 162 - Mais vous savez que les projets d'une guerre sainte ont cessé d'être à la mode depuis Saint Louis.
Strana 594 - Milner's income now on the whole amounted to upwards of 2001. per annum. It may be useful to observe how he acted upon this great change of circumstances. The father of Mr. Milner was a man of strong understanding, and had felt, in his own case, the want of a good education. In consequence, he formed a very early resolution to remedy that defect, in regard to his children, to the utmost of his power, whatever inconveniences he or his family might experience from so laudable an attempt. Accordingly,...
Strana 469 - Tartar descent ; but, on the other hand, we must not overlook the fact that...
Strana 453 - Chabis, had been influenced by the idea of the millennium, and believed that the end of the world would come in the year 1000.
Strana 528 - Maximilian won over the Margrave of Brandenburg, the Duke of Saxony, and the king of Denmark for the •combination against Poland, as well as a distinct party in Poland itself.

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