Historical essays

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Series 1. The mythical and romantic elements in early English history. The continuity of English history. Relations between the crowns of England and Scotland. Saint Thomas of Canterbury and his biographers. The reign of Edward the Third. The Holy Roman Empire. The Franks and the Gauls. The early sieges of Paris. Frederick the First, King of Italy. The Emperor Frederick the Second. Charles the Bold Presidential government.- Series 2. Ancient Greece and mediaeval Italy. Mr. Gladstone's Homer and the Homeric Age. The historians of Athens. The Athenian democracy. Alexander the Great. Greece during Macedonian period. The primaeval archaeology of Rome. Mommsen's History of Rome. Lucius Cornelius Sulla. The Flavian Caesars.- Series 3. First impressions of Rome. The Illyrian emperors and their land. Augusta Treverorum. The Goths at Ravenna. Race and language. The Byzantine Empire. First impressions of Athens. Mediaeval and modern Greece. The Southern slaves. Sicilian cycles. The Normans at Palermo.- Series 4. Carthage. French and English towns. Aquae sextiae. Orange. Augustodunum. Périgueux and Cahors. The Lords of Ardres. Points in the history of Portugal and Brazil. Alter orbis. Historical cycles. Augustan ages. English civil wars. The Battle of Wakefield. National prosperity and the Reformation. Cardinal Pole. Archbp. Parker. Decayed Boroughs. The case of the Deanery of Exeter. The growth of Commonwealths. Constitution of the German Empire. Nobility. The House of Lords 26 27
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