We see Michael Psellus in the 11th Century surprisingly contrasting "the ancient and lesser Rome, and the later, more powerful city" [! It is now hard to grasp Constantinople as a greater city than Rome, but there would have been little in Rome's favor in Psellus' day. Even so, in the midst of Istanbul, it mostly still remains standing, in some places even restored, its breaches merely allowing modern streets to pass [ note ].
The following items can be found on the The Lanes Armoury websitewith full descriptions, photographs and prices. Alexander William Kinglake was an English travel writer and historian.
His very finest work is considered to be his work on Crimea and it was regarded as the most effective work of its class. A absolutely ideal addition to a library of Fine Bindings, complete with the original and amazing looking Russian Romanov 'Tesak' sawback sword, bearing full Russian Romanov inspection markings, TM, a date,plus other cyrillic markings to the blade and scabbard.
It took us quite a while to trace the swords markings in our lexicon of 19th century European swords reference works. Curiously through our research these swords that appear to have survived the war in Russia were mostly in the Russian armoury store at Sebastepol during the war, and they were 'liberated' by the British soldiers from the armoury, and then used against the Russians in combat by the British.
Curiously this example found its way to Spain and was acquired some 50 years or so ago. The broad slightly curved single edged blade with wide fuller on the both sides, and has a saw back-edge.
The allies French, Ottoman, and British landed at Eupatoria on 14 Septemberintending to make a triumphal march to Sevastopol, the capital of the Crimea, with 50, men. The kilometre 35 miles traverse took a year of fighting against the Russians. During the siege, the allied navy undertook six bombardments of the capital, on 17 October ; and on 9 April, 6 June, 17 June, 17 August, and 5 September Sevastopol is one of the classic sieges of all time.
The Russian field army withdrew before the allies could encircle it. During the Victorian Era, these battles were repeatedly memorialized.
Treating the wounded from these battles were celebrated Jamaican and English nurses Mary Seacole and Florence Nightingale. The cast brass grooved hilt is stamped on cross guard with Cyrillic letters and marks.
Early Issue Made by Hudson and Co. And with rare exceptions, 19th century stamps bearing a specific Police Force name are either made by Hudson or Dowler. The Royal Irish Constabulary was Ireland's armed police force from the early nineteenth century until A separate civic police force, the unarmed Dublin Metropolitan Police controlled the capital, and the cities of Derry and Belfast, originally with their own police forces, later had special divisions within the RIC.
About seventy-five percent of the RIC were Roman Catholic and about twenty-five percent were of various Protestant denominations. Fine original brass rose head rivets. A stunning piece with amazing provenance, owned by one of the greatest yet notorious men in world publishing history.
His collecting took his agents around the Europe to acquire the finest treasures available, for his project of building the largest and finest private estate in the world, Hearst Castle in San Simeon. In much of this he succeeded. Hearst entered the publishing business in after taking control of The San Francisco Examiner from his father.
Acquiring more newspapers, Hearst created a chain that numbered nearly 30 papers in major American cities at its peak. He later expanded to magazines, creating the largest newspaper and magazine business in the world.
He was twice elected as a Democrat to the U.
Nonetheless, through his newspapers and magazines, he exercised enormous political influence, and was famously blamed for pushing public opinion with his yellow journalism type of reporting leading the United States into a war with Spain in His life story was the main inspiration for the development of the lead character in Orson Welles's film Citizen Kane.
Orson Welles film, Citizen Kane, is thought by many to be one of the greatest masterpieces of film ever made, and it's portrayal of Charles Foster Kane was so mirroring WR Hearst that there was no doubt in any mind what it was meant to represent.Mar 08, · Watch video · Find out more about the history of Middle Ages, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more.
The Middle Ages: The Crusades. Toward the end of the 11th. Download-Theses Mercredi 10 juin The ideology of the crusade becomes apparent in all kinds of historical sources about crusading, most clearly in texts concerned with the definition, regulation, and promotion of crusades.
Crusade ideology was based on both legal theory and theology. Latest breaking news, including politics, crime and celebrity. Find stories, updates and expert opinion. Dr Janus Møller Jensen Contact Details. Janus Møller Jensen Conquest, Crusade and Danish Royal Ideology in the Twelfth Century’, Crusades, Dealing with a ‘Tyrannical Construct’”, in: Medieval History Writing and Crusading Ideology, ed Tuomas MS Lehtonen and Kurt Villads Jensen with Janne Malkki and Katja Ritari.
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