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An Universal History, from the Earliest Account of Time Volume 27 (Paperback) Loot Price: R668 Discovery Miles 6 680
An Universal History, from the Earliest Account of Time Volume 27 (Paperback): George Sale
An Universal History, from the Earliest Account of Time Volume 27 (Paperback): George Sale

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An Universal History, from the Earliest Account of Time Volume 27 (Paperback)

George Sale

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1759 Excerpt: ...probability the antient Ragaw, or Rages. to attack Tauris. In.this army, who were for the moil part infidels, of a mercilefs nature; there were-twelve Jglens (D), 1 princes of the royal blood of Tujloi, with feveral amirs. The inhabitants of Tauris having, by advice of the Amir Veli who had retired thither, fortified their city, repnlfed the enemy for eight days; but at length the army of Toktamijh Khan, being more numerous than that of the befieged, became matters of the place, where they exercifed all manner of cruelties and abominations. Then having, in fix "days, pillaged all the treafures, which had taken up many years to amafs, they carried them off, with numerous Haves, to their own country p. Loreflan. TIMUR, when he heard of this devaluation, was greatly reduced, incenfed at it, and confirmed in his refolution to conquer Irfai: which, being in confufion for want of a fovereign, was fubjecl to fuch invalions, and liable otherwife to fall into the hands of fome other power; which might prove detriA. P. mental tohimfelf. In the year 788, therefore, he crofTed the 23 86. Jibuti with a formidable army; and, after a long march, arrived at Firuzkub (E). Here being informed of the outrages committed by the people of Lureftfai, or country of Lur (Lor, or Lawn), who had lately attacked and plundered a karawan of pilgrims, paffing thro' their country to Mekka; he thought himfelf obliged to chaflife fuch villains. Therefore, taking with him every fifth man, he marched thither with all expedition; ordered Urujcrd, with the neighbouring places, to be plundered; and at length reduced Korram abdd, an almoil impregnable fortrefs, whither the robbers of Lur eft an were retired; the greater part of whom, being taken, were thrown headlong from the tops of the mou...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: George Sale
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 208
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-28006-5
Barcode: 9781231280065
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-231-28006-9

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