The Great Events By Famous Historians (volume 5)

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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. 1905. Excerpt: ... CHRONOLOGY OF UNIVERSAL HISTORY Embracing The Period Covered In This Volume A.d. 843-1161 JOHN RUDD, LL.D. Events treated at length are here indicated in large type; the numerals following give volume and page. Separate chronologies of the various nations, and of the careers of famous persons, will be found in the Index Volume, with volume and page references showing where the several events are fully treated. A.D. 843. Messina in Sicily captured by the Saracens. Feudalism may be said to become an actuality from about this time. See "Feudalism: Its Frankish Birth And English DevelopMent," v, 1. The Danes--called by Arabian writers "Magioges" people of Gog and Magog--land at Lisbon from fifty-four ships and carry off a rich booty. The treaty of Verdun, between the three sons of Louis le D/bonnaire. See " Decay Of The Frankish Empire," V, 22. 844. Lothair gives the title king of Italy to his son Louis, who is crowned at Rome. Abderrahman fits out a fleet to resist the Danes who have infested the neighborhood of Cadiz and Seville. 845. Paris is pillaged for the first time by the Danes or Northmen. See "decay Of The Frankish Empire," v, 22. Hamburg is looted and destroyed by the Danes. 846. Rome is attacked by the Saracens, who, after plundering the country, lay siege to Gaeta. Spain afflicted by a great drought and swarms of locusts. 847. A violent storm drives the Saracens from the siege of Gaeta. The distress in Spain is relieved by Abderrahman, who remits the taxes and constructs aqueducts and fountains. 848. Louis, King of Italy, drives the Saracens out of Beneventum. Bordeaux is assailed by the Northmen, but they are vigorously repulsed. See " Decay Of The Frankish Empire," V, 22. Pope Leo IV adds a new quarter to the city of Rome by surrounding the Vatican with walls. 849. Birth ...

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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. 1905. Excerpt: ... CHRONOLOGY OF UNIVERSAL HISTORY Embracing The Period Covered In This Volume A.d. 843-1161 JOHN RUDD, LL.D. Events treated at length are here indicated in ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:146 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.31 inPublished:January 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021708141X

ISBN - 13:9780217081412

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