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Without expatiating on the victories of thirty-five campaigns; without describing
the lines of march, which he repeatedly traced over the continent of Asia, I shall
briefly represent his conquests in, I. Persia, HI. Tartary, and, III. India *; and from ...
By the conquest of Justinian, we have been recalled to the banks of the Tyber, to
the deliverance of the ancient metropolis; but that deliverance was a change, or
perhaps an aggravation, of servitude. Rome had been already stripped of her ...
Their benevolence, 242. History and description of the Caaba of Mecca, 245.
Religions, 249. Life and doctrine of Mahomet, 253. Conquest of, by Mahomet, 3-9
. Character of the Caliphs, 357. kapid conquests of 361. Limits of their conquests,
Roger, count of Sicily, his exploits and conquest of that island, x. 281. Roger, son
of the former, the first king of Sicily, x. 3cS. His military achievements in Africa and
Greece, 31 1. Roger de Flor, engages as an auxiliary in the service of the ...
Saracent, successions of the caliphs of, ix. 332. Their rapid conquests, 361:.
Conquest of Persia, 372. Siege of Damascus, 385. Battle of Yermuk, and
conquest of Syria, 406. Of Egypt, 425. Invasions of Africa, 448. Their military
character, x. 744.
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A classic of historical literature, in two volumes. The author details the history to the fall in the first volume, and the byzantine period in the second volume. Read full review