Eyewitnesses to History (2) -- Calamity in the Forbidden City
By the end of the 19th century, more than ... of the Chinese Empire was turned to ruins by the Eight-power Allied Forces. The massacre began. Waldersee openly ordered his officers to punish China severely. Cries of fear erupted as the city was strewn ...
Hitler objected to the city’s decadent art and its all-too-prevalent mosquitoes, while Mussolini was bored with the Führer’s one-way bombastic conversations. More significantly ... the idea of renewing the Roman Empire for many years.
The World Turned Upside Down
Egypt, as a geographical mediator between Africa and the Mediterranean ... the Greeks—or the southern cities, as opposed to the northern tribes—were simply relieved that they were not to be a part of the Persian Empire after all; then the Athenians ...
Following the papal visit to Lebanon
“Your sufferings are not in vain,” the pope told a crowd of at least 350,000 at a sweltering outdoor Mass at Beirut’s City Center Waterfront Sept ... who in the year 313 granted religious freedom in the Roman Empire and was later baptized.
The Ottoman Caliphate And Its European Legacy – Analysis
The truth is a bit more humbling – it was the Ottoman Caliphate that dispatched it’s deadly naval forces and engaged the Spanish all the way from the Mediterranean to ... Caliphate was only rivaled by the Roman Empire as the dominant force in Europe ...