Palestine, Or The Holy Land; From The Earliest Period To The Present Time by Michael Russell

Palestine, Or The Holy Land; From The Earliest Period To The Present Time

byMichael Russell

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1839. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VIII. The History of Palestine from the Fall of Jerusalem to the Present Time. State of Jmlea after the Fall of Jerusalem--Revolt under Trajan--Barcochab--Adrian repairs Jerusalem--Schools,at Babylon and Tiberias--* The Attempt of Julian to rebuild the Temple--Invasion of Cbosrnes --Sack of Jerusalem--Rise of lslamism--Wars nf the Califs--First Crusade--Jerusalem delivered--Policy of Crusades--Victory at Aacalon--Baldwin King--Second Crusade--Saladin--His Success at Tiberias--He recovers Jerusalem--The Third Crusade--Richard CcBur de Lion--Siege and Capture of Acre--Plans of Richard--His Return to Europe--Death of Saladin--Fourth Crusade--Battle of Jaffa--Fifth Crusade--Fall of Constantinople--Sixth Crusade--Damietta taken--Reverses--Frederick the Second made King of Jerusalem--Seventh Crusade--Christians admitted into the Holy City--Inroad of Karismians--Eighth Crusade under l-ouis IX.--He takes Damietta--His Losses and Return to Europe--Ninth Crusade--Louis IX. and Edward I.--Death of Louis--Successes of Edward--Treaty with Sultan--Final Discomfiture of the Franks in Palestine, and Loss of Acre--State of Palestine under the Turks--Increased Toleration--Bonaparte invades Syria--Siege of Acre and Defeat of French --Actual State of the Holy Land--Number, Condition, and Character of the Jews. The destruction of Jerusalem, though it put an end to the polity of the Hebrew nation as an independent people, did not entirely disperse the remains of their miserable tribes, nor denude the Holy Land of its proper inhabitants. The number of the slain was indeed immense, and the multitude of captives carried away by Titus glutted the slavemarkets of the Roman empire ; but it is true, nevertheless, that many fair portions of Palestine were uninjured by the war, and continued to enjoy an e...

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Title:Palestine, Or The Holy Land; From The Earliest Period To The Present TimeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:116 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:January 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217741002

ISBN - 13:9780217741002

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