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A fertile kingdom, five hundred miles in length and in breadth, might have
satisfied the ambition of a subject; but Timour aspired to the dominion of the
world; and before his death, the crown of Zagatai was one of the twenty-seven
crowns which ...
Timour crossed the Indus at the ordinary passage of Attok; and successively
traversed, in the footsteps of Alexander, the Punfab, or five rivers", that fall into the
master-stream. From Attock to Delhi, the high road measures no more than six ...
mals, two patriarchs, eight archbishops, fifty-two bishops, and forty-five abbots, or
chiefs of religious orders. After the labour of nine months, and the debates of
twenty-five sessions, they attained the advantage and glory of the re-union of the
yet, by the Orientals, the Roman bishop had ever c H A p. been respected as the
first of the five patriarchs; nor did they scruple to admit, that his jurisdiction should
be exercised agreeable to the holy canons; a vague allowance, which might be ...
At the same time and place, the Latin * The name of Aretinus has been assumed
by five or six natives of Arezzo in Tuscany, of whom the most famous and the
most worthless lived in the 16th century. Leonardus Brunus Aretinus, the disciple
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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