History's Great Untold Stories: Obscure Events of Lasting Importance
Allen & Unwin, 2006 - 367 pages
'History's Great Untold Stories' opens readers' eyes to important places, events and peoples that have been ignored, yet directly affected our history.
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But the Christians subsequently managed to make friends with , and even convert , some Roman rulers . ... immediately Constantine issued the Edict of Milan , banning persecution of Christians and decreeing Sunday a Christian holy day .
Opposite : Charlemagne's Christian forces fought fierce battles against so - called " barbarians " , including the Tartar tribes of the east and the Saracens in the south . The Church of St John Lateran in Rome , as 13 THE CADAVER ...
... the replacement of Latin with the vernacularaddressing the fundamental rights of people and issuing encyclicals that called for Christian unity . ip POSTHUMOUS EXECUTION " How long is this posthumous life 15 THE CADAVER SYNOD.
A line of 263 popes leads all the way back to St Peter , the first Vicar of Christ . According to Catholic beliefs , the popes do not replace Peter , the way a president or prime minister replaces another , they can only succeed Peter .
These Christian Muslims , in the main , followed by Eastern - rite Christians and Jews . Vastly out- enclaves clustered along the numbered , the Franks pursued the only sensible course when it came to other religions . coast , and on ...
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An interesting, well-written book that broadly delivers on its title. Sure, I'd heard all about the Armenian Genocide, the Cadaver Synod, Tasmania's Black War, the Taiping Rebellion and others, there ... Read full review
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