Readings in Medieval and Modern History

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D. C. Heath & Company, 1917 - 388 oldal
 

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Charlemagnes Personality and Habits
13
Charlemagnes Regard for the Church
16
Last Days of Charlemagne
18
THE BENEDICTINE RULE
22
The Abbot and His Duties
23
The Monastic Vows
25
Conduct of the Monastery
27
Occupations of the Monks
30
THE REËSTABLISHMENT OF CHRISTIANITY IN BRITAIN 17 Pope Gregorys Interest in the Conversion of the AngloSaxons
32
Landing of Augustine in Britain
33
Pope Gregorys Letter on Converting the Heathen
36
Paulinus and the Conversion of Northumbria
37
St BONIFACE THE APOSTLE TO THE GERMANS
40
Bishop Daniels Letter of Introduction 22 A Letter from the Abbess Bugga
41
Bishop Daniels Instructions to St Boniface
42
St Boniface Asks for Prayers
44
How St Boniface Ruled
45
St Bonifaces Martyrdom
46
THE TEACHINGS OF MOHAMMED
48
THE SAGA OF A VIKING
56
ALFRED THE GREAT
65
WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR AND THE NORMANS IN ENG
71
PAGE 188
76
MONASTIC LIFE IN THE TWELFTH CENTURY
82
ST FRANCIS AND THE FRANCISCANS
91
RICHARD THE LIONHEARTED AND THE THIRD CRUSADE
100
CHAPTER PAGE XIII THE FOURTH CRUSADE AND THE CAPTURE OF CON STANTINOPLE
107
The Covenant with the Doge of Venice
108
The Doge Assumes the Cross
109
The Crusaders before Constantinople
110
Foundation of the Latin Empire
114
St Louis
118
How St Louis Worshipped and did Justice I 20
122
EPISODES OF THE HUNDRED YEARS WAR I 25
125
Battle of Crécy
126
Surrender of Calais
130
Battle of Poitiers
134
MEMOIRS OF A FRENCH COURTIER
138
The Divided State of Europe
141
A Description of Venice
143
Savonarola
145
Death of Savonarola
147
MEDIEVAL TALES 73 Dead Alexander
150
The Eight Pennies
151
The Three Truths
153
The Hermit
155
The Laziest Son
157
The Basilisk
158
The Tale of a Penny
159
THREE MEDIEVAL EPICS
160
Beowulf
167
100
172
A SCHOLAR OF THE RENAISSANCE
180
To Christian
184
To Capito
186

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276. oldal - Street, like a man spent, with a handkercher about his neck. To the King's message, he cried, like a fainting woman, ' Lord, what can I do ? I am spent ; people will not obey me. I have been pulling down houses ; but the fire overtakes us faster than we can do it.
50. oldal - It is not righteousness that ye turn your faces in prayer towards the east and the west, but righteousness is of him who believeth in GOD and the last day, and the angels, and the scriptures, and the prophets...
277. oldal - When we could endure no more upon the water, we to a little ale-house on the Bankside, over against the Three Cranes, and there staid till it was dark almost, and saw the fire grow; and, as it grew darker, appeared more and more, and in corners and upon steeples, and between churches and houses as far as we could see up the hill of the City, in a most horrid malicious bloody flame, not like the fine flame of an ordinary fire.
269. oldal - Lord, though I am a miserable and wretched creature, I am in covenant with Thee through grace. And I may, I will, come to Thee, for Thy people. Thou hast made me, though very unworthy, a mean instrument to do them some good, and Thee service...
264. oldal - He that ventures his life for the liberty of his country, I wish he trust God for the liberty of his conscience, and you for the liberty he fights for.
271. oldal - ... away from a miller and other company that took them for rogues ; his sitting at table at one place, where the master of the house, that had not seen him in eight years, did know him, but kept it private ; when at the same table there was one, that had been of his own regiment at Worcester, could not know him, but made him drink the King's health and said that the King was at least four fingers higher than he.
260. oldal - ... the want of custom. After he was confirmed and invested Protector by The humble petition and advice, he consulted with very few upon any action of importance, nor communicated any enterprise he resolved upon with more than those who were to have principal parts in the execution of it; nor to them sooner than was absolutely necessary.
372. oldal - RELIABLE information has been received by the German Government to the effect that French forces intend to march on the line of the Meuse by Givet and Namur.
265. oldal - I forbade them to spare any that were in arms in the town: and, I think, that night they put to the sword about 2,000 men...
377. oldal - We are now in a state of necessity, and necessity knows no law. Our troops have occupied Luxemburg and perhaps are already on Belgian soil. Gentlemen, that is contrary to the dictates of international law. It is true that the French Government has declared at Brussels that France is willing to respect the neutrality of Belgium, as long as her opponent respects it.

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