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The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 05 (From Charlemagne to Frederick Barbarossa)

The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 05 (From Charlemagne to Frederick Barbarossa)

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Title: The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 5
Author: Various
Release Date: November 20, 2003 [eBook #10151]
Language: English
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***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK THE GREAT EVENTS BY FAMOUS

HISTORIANS, VOLUME 5***
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The Project Gutenberg eBook, The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 5, by Various, Edited by Rossiter Joh
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THE GREAT EVENTS BY FAMOUS HISTORIANS

A COMPREHENSIVE AND READABLE ACCOUNT OF THE WORLD'S HISTORY. EMPHASIZING
THE MORE IMPORTANT EVENTS, AND PRESENTING THESE AS COMPLETE NARRATIVES IN
THE MASTER-WORDS OF THE MOST EMINENT HISTORIANS

NON-SECTARIAN NON-PARTISAN NON-SECTIONAL

ON THE PLAN EVOLVED FROM A CONSENSUS OF OPINIONS GATHERED FROM THE MOST
DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARS OF AMERICA AND EUROPE. INCLUDING BRIEF INTRODUCTIONS
BY SPECIALISTS TO CONNECT AND EXPLAIN THE CELEBRATED NARRATIVES. ARRANGED
CHRONOLOGICALLY. WITH THOROUGH INDICES, BIBLIOGRAPHIES. CHRONOLOGIES, AND
COURSES OF READING

SUPERVISING EDITOR
ROSSITER JOHNSON, LL.D.

LITERARY EDITORS
CHARLES F. HORNE, Ph.D.
JOHN RUDD, LL.D.
DIRECTING EDITOR
WALTER F. AUSTIN, LL.M.
With a staff of specialists

CONTENTS

VOLUME V
An Outline Narrative of the Great Events, CHARLES F. HORNE
Feudalism: Its Frankish Birth and English Development (9th to 12th Century), WILLIAM STUBBS

THE GREAT EVENTS BY FAMOUS HISTORIANS
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Decay of the Frankish Empire Division into Modern France, Germany, and Italy (A.D. 843-911), FRAN\u00c7OIS

P. G. GUIZOT
Career of Alfred the Great (A.D. 871-901), THOMAS HUGHES, JOHN R. GREEN
Henry the Fowler Founds the Saxon Line of German Kings, Origin of the German Burghers or Middle Classes

(A.D. 911-936), WOLFGANG MENZEL
Conquest of Egypt by the Fatimites (A.D. 969), STANLEY LANE-POOLE
Growth and Decadence of Chivalry (10th to 15th Century), L\u00c9ON GAUTIER
Conversion of Vladimir the Great, Introduction of Christianity into Russia (A.D. 988-1015), A. N.

MOURAVIEFF
Leif Ericson Discovers America (A.D. 1000), CHARLES C. RAFN, SAGA OF ERIC THE RED
Mahometans In India, Bloody Invasions under Mahmud (A.D. 1000), ALEXANDER DOW
Canute Becomes King of England (A.D. 1017), DAVID HUME
Henry III Deposes the Popes (A.D. 1048), The German Empire Controls the Papacy, FERDINAND

GREGOROVIUS, JOSEPH DARRAS
Dissension and Separation of the Greek and Roman Churches (A.D. 1054), HENRY F. TOZER, JOSEPH

DEHARBE
Norman Conquest of England, Battle of Hastings (A.D. 1066), SIR EDWARD S. CREASY
Triumphs of Hildebrand, "The Turning-point of the Middle Ages", Henry IV Begs for Mercy at Canossa

(A.D. 1073-1085), ARTHUR R. PENNINGTON, ARTAUD DE MONTOR
Completion of the Domesday Book (A.D. 1086), CHARLES KNIGHT
Decline of the Moorish Power in Spain, Growth and Decay of the Almoravide and Almohade Dynasties (A.D.

1086-1214), S.A. DUNHAM
The First Crusade (A.D. 1096-1099), SIR GEORGE W. COX
Foundation of the Order of Knights Templars (A.D. 1118), CHARLES G. ADDISON
Stephen Usurps the English Crown, His Conflicts with Matilda, Decisive Influence of the Church (A.D.

1135-1154), CHARLES KNIGHT
Antipapal Democratic Movement, Arnold of Brescia, St. Bernard and the Second Crusade (A.D. 1145-1155),

JOHANN A. W. NEANDER
Decline of the Byzantine Empire, Ravages of Roger of Sicily (A.D. 1146), GEORGE FINLAY
Universal Chronology (A.D. 843-1161), JOHN RUDD

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