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Outlines in Ancient; Mediaeval, and Modern History (Paperback) Loot Price: R327
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Outlines in Ancient; Mediaeval, and Modern History (Paperback): S Laura Ensign

Outlines in Ancient; Mediaeval, and Modern History (Paperback)

S Laura Ensign

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1887. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... and curbed the power of Louis XIV. in France. e. The liberties of the people were secured in the Bill of Rights, which William observed. The sovereign power was transferred from the king to parliament. III. *anne 1702-1714. 1. Character and claims to the throne. 2. The Duke and Duchess of Marlborough. 3. fThewar of the Spanish succession, 1702-1713. a. Claimants to the Spanish throne. b. The Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eu gene. c. The capture of Gibraltar. d. The battle of Blenheim, 17U4 e. Events in America. /. The treaty of Utrecht 1713 4. Trouble in Scotland. a. JThe Act of Union, 1707. IV. - progress 1n L1terature And Art. 1. Dryden, John Locke, DeFoe, Swift, Steele and Addison. 2. St. Paul's Cathedral, by Sir Christopher Wren, is the greatest architectural work. ART AND ARCHITECTURE IN THE 17th CENTURY. I. Pa1nters. 1. Italian: Domenichino, Guido Reni, Carlo Dolci, Caravaggio and Salvator Rosa. * Although this belongs to the next century, it is so closely connected with the preceding history that I give it here. t Called also Queen Anne's war. % Great Britain at this time adopted as her flag the "Union Jack." -- The beginning of the Augustan age in English literature. 2. Flemish: Rubens, Van Dyck, Rembrandt, Tenniers the Younger, Jan Steen and Ruysdael. 3. Spanish: Velasquez and Murillo. 4. French: Poussin and Claude Lorraine. II. Sculptors. 1. English: Grinling Gibbons. 2. Italian: Canova. III. Arch1tects. 1. English: Inigo Jones and Sir Christopher Wren. PROGRESS OF CIVILIZATION IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY. I. C1v1l, And Rel1g1ous L1berty. 1. On the continent. a. The Treaty of Westphalia. b. The destruction of the feudal system in France by Richelieu prepared the way for popular sovereignty. 2. In England. a. The first newspaper was published, ... 1641. ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: S Laura Ensign
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 50
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-04682-7
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts
Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Collections & anthologies of various literary forms
LSN: 1-150-04682-1
Barcode: 9781150046827

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