Lectures on ancient history from the earliest times to the taking of Alexandria by Octavianus tr from the Germ ed of M Niebuhr by L Schmitz with additions and corrections from his own MS notesLectures on ancient history from the earliest times to the taking of Alexandria by Octavianus tr from the Germ ed of M Niebuhr by L Schmitz with additions and corrections from his own MS notes



Antiochus was still very young ; he received the surname of the Great , because
he not only re - united the whole empire as far as the frontier of Bactria , but
because he even succeeded in taking from the Egyptian empire Phoenicia ...

Author: Barthold Georg Niebuhr

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ISBN: OXFORD:600022985

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Hostages and Hostage Taking in the Roman EmpireHostages and Hostage Taking in the Roman Empire



Hostage-taking in ancient Rome was a standard practice of international diplomacy.

Author: Joel Allen

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521861830

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Page: 291

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This 2006 book examines hostage-taking in ancient Rome, which was a standard practice of international diplomacy. Hundreds of foreign hostages, typically adolescents, were detained as the empire grew in the Republic and early Principate.

History of the Consulate and the Empire of France Under NapoleonHistory of the Consulate and the Empire of France Under Napoleon



While taking care to furnish no pre- General Michelson to march for the Dniester ,
text for complaint to the court of Vienna , Na- with an army of 60,000 men , and
England had poleon nevertheless repeated that he was quite sent a fleet to the ...

Author: Adolphe Thiers

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ISBN: WISC:89096170568

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The Syrian War and the Decline of the Ottoman Empire 1840 1848The Syrian War and the Decline of the Ottoman Empire 1840 1848



There is nobody who has the cause more at heart , than he has , but until the
taking of Maan was known he always considered the Egyptian army as a most
redoubtable force , going sometimes upon the most absurd stories of the
Egyptian ...

Author: August Jochmus (freiherr von Cotignola.)

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ISBN: HARVARD:32044012749537

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Page: 534

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The Trail of History Or History of Religion and Empire in ParallelThe Trail of History Or History of Religion and Empire in Parallel



first insinuated that all Jacob bad , he got by using their father ' s capital ; and
second , that he had metamorphosed most of that into his own possession , by
carrying out , in spirit and letter , the peculiar contract made with their father .

Author: Titus Mooney Merriman

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ISBN: NYPL:33433082410055

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Page: 520

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Selections from My Recent Notes on the Indian EmpireSelections from My Recent Notes on the Indian Empire



A leader would do well to guage his capacity before taking up a work . A great
deal of energies is economized by blending moderation with firmness , by
discarding exaggerations , and adopting the safest possible truth by employing
the ...

Author: Dinshah Ardeshir Taleyarkhan

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ISBN: UOM:39015027743007

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Our Indian empire and the adjacent countriesOur Indian empire and the adjacent countries



Colonel These relations , under the treaty of 1837 , give our Sleeman . writing to
Lord Dalhousie in government the right to take upon itself the administration
under present circumstances ; and , indeed , September , 1852 .
declaredimposes ...

Author: Robert Montgomery Martin

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ISBN: OXFORD:600017835

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The Narrative of Captain Coignet soldier of the Empire 1776 1850The Narrative of Captain Coignet soldier of the Empire 1776 1850



He made them take their arms , and asked them to volunteer . Every man walked
out of the ranks , and he was obliged to make them go back . “ I will choose . Let
no one move . " And , passing in front of the rank , he himself designated each ...

Author: Jean Roch Coignet

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ISBN: UCAL:$B764986

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The Middle Kingdom a Survey of the Chinese Empire and Its Inhabitants With a New Map of the Empire and Illustrations Principally Engraved by J W Orr Third Edition EtcThe Middle Kingdom a Survey of the Chinese Empire and Its Inhabitants With a New Map of the Empire and Illustrations Principally Engraved by J W Orr Third Edition Etc



... empire under the misrule of Ling tí and Hiuen tí , the last two monarchs of the
house of Han , who were entirely swayed by eunuchs , and left the administration
of government to reckless oppressors , until ambitious men , taking advantage of
 ...

Author: Samuel Wells Williams

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ISBN: BL:A0023512329

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The Empire of Brazil at the World s Industrial and Cotton Centennial Expositon of New OrleansThe Empire of Brazil at the World s Industrial and Cotton Centennial Expositon of New Orleans



A supplementary distribution of coffee , of which a decoction could be made with
the unroasted grains , might take the place of the ration of sulphate of quinine ,
which , in summer and autumn , is allowed to the garrisons of certain posts .

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ISBN: COLUMBIA:CU50532600

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Page: 71

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A History of the Romans under the EmpireA History of the Romans under the Empire



By and by he mounts his carriage , taking with him his wife , a most admirable
woman , or some friends , as myself for instance , the other day . What a noble ,
what a charming tête - à - tête ! how much talk of ancient things ; what deeds ,
what ...

Author: Charles MERIVALE (Dean of Ely.)

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ISBN: BL:A0024517344

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Memoirs and observations made in a late journey through the Empire of China Translated from the Paris edition The second edition very much corrected with the addition of a map and a tableMemoirs and observations made in a late journey through the Empire of China Translated from the Paris edition The second edition very much corrected with the addition of a map and a table



... the Colour of the Plank , for that of the Water , jerk out that way , and tumble
before they are aware , either upon the Plank , or into the Boat , so that the Fifher
- men , almoft without taking any pains , hath in a little time his fmall Bark quite fuh
.

Author: Louis Daniel LE COMTE

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ISBN: BL:A0020984910

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Page: 517

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