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The History of England During the Middle Ages Volume 4 (Paperback) Loot Price: R415
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The History of England During the Middle Ages Volume 4 (Paperback): Sharon Turner

The History of England During the Middle Ages Volume 4 (Paperback)

Sharon Turner

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Loot Price R415 Discovery Miles 4 150

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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. 1830 edition. Excerpt: ...Gallicia. He builds churches to the saint, from gratitude and devotion; and a long chapter is employed in describing his visit to the city of Saint James in Spain. It is obvious that the subjection of the mussulmen in Spain, and the recom Vol. IV. S B-O O K mendation of Saint James's church, city, and relics there, and the VI. celebrity given to Charlemagne for having exerted himself on these objects, -are the main topics and the manifest drift of the work, and were the motives that induced the author to compose it. But how was Pope Calixtus connected with these points more than any other pope, or than any other individual? Le BeuPs idea at first seemed more natural, that a Spanish canon, to exalt his own order and country, was the author; and yet Calixtus, who reigned in St. Peter's chair scarcely six years, from 1119 to 1124, was declared to have pronounced this book to be authentic. Both the Belgic chronicle and Rolvinck mentioned that this pope had composed a book on the miracles of St. James. Was thisso? Here was the first point of inquiry, and my researches into it removed all doubt of this fact. Trithemius, in his Script, p. 270, mentions that he wrote such a book; and again, in his Chron. p- ill. adding that he composed it ' when he was yet a scholar, as he confesses in it.' The same work is also ascribed to him by Paulus Langf. Mon. p. 785, referring to Vincentius. But the most satisfactory evidence of this to my mind, was the language of cardinal Baronius, the most orthodox historian and zealous supporter of the papal see. He says, ' Fuit plane studiosissimus S"' Jacobi Compostellani et de ejui miraculis volumeri confecit, ' from which he adds, ' Vincentius inserted some things in his Speculum Historiale.' V. 12. p. 145. That this...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Sharon Turner
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 178
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-19777-1
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts
Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Collections & anthologies of various literary forms
LSN: 1-151-19777-7
Barcode: 9781151197771

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