This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.
Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original
book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...this map show in the Balkan
Peninsula from the map for 1 360 (Map 7)? Compare the extent of the
Ottoman Empire after 1 526 with that of the other states shown on
the map. What part does this menace play in the history of Europe
in the sixteenth century? Compare the extent of Poland with that of
other European states. Why is her part in the history of this time
not commensurate with the extent of her territory? What effect does
the Reformation have upon the territory of the Teutonic Knights?
Upon that of the Knights of the Sword? Upon the Scandinavian lands?
Trace the course of the Spanish Armada, stating the significance of
each of the dates given on the route. MAP 10--GERMANY AT THE TIME
OF THE REFORMATION (1547) Main Map. A comparison of this map with
Map 3 will show how greatly in the course of five centuries the
political geography of Germany had changed. In the tenth and
eleventh centuries Germany consisted of some six or eight great
stem-duchies, with a fringe of important border marches to the
east. The present map shows an almost inextricable tangle of a few
considerable states, set in a net work of hundreds of petty
principalities. The names Swabia and Franconia have disappeared
from the map. Saxony has shifted to the southeast, and its old site
is occupied in part by a new state, that of Brunswick. Lower
Lorraine has been absorbed in the main into the Netherlands, while
Upper Lorraine has shrunk considerably on its eastern s: de.
Bavaria alone occupies the same position which it held in the tenth
and eleventh centuries; it still remained, as it remains today, one
of the leading states of Germany. Brandenburg appears as an
outgrowth of the old Saxon North March, while Austria appears where
formerly the Bavarian East March had..
|Country of origin:
• Samuel Bannister Harding
||246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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