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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 478 pages of information about The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 08.
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VOLUME VIII1
ILLUSTRATIONS1
AN OUTLINE NARRATIVE2
THE GREAT EVENTS2
CHARLES F. HORNE2
INTELLECTUAL SUPREMACY OF ITALY2
THE CLASH OF RACES IN THE EAST4
POLITICAL CHANGES IN WESTERN EUROPE5
RISE OF SPANISH POWER7
THE ERA OF DISCOVERY7
RELIGIOUS CHANGES9
ORIGIN AND PROGRESS OF PRINTING10
HENRY GEORGE BOHN10
JOHN HUNYADY REPULSES THE TURKS[1]32
ARMINIUS VAMBERY32
REBUILDING OF ROME BY NICHOLAS V, THE “BUILDER-POPE”44
MRS. MARGARET OLIPHANT44
MAHOMET II TAKES CONSTANTINOPLE.50
A.D. 145350
WARS OF THE ROSES63
A.D. 1455-148563
IVAN THE GREAT UNITES RUSSIA AND BREAKS THE TARTAR YOKE91
CULMINATION OF THE POWER OF BURGUNDY104
A.D. 1468104
LORENZO DE’ MEDICI RULES IN FLORENCE110
A.D. 1469111
DEATH OF CHARLES THE BOLD126
A.D. 1477126
INQUISITION ESTABLISHED IN SPAIN134
WILLIAM H. RULE JAMES BALMES134
WILLIAM H. RULE135
JAMES BALMES147
MURDER OF THE PRINCES IN THE TOWER154
JAMES GAIRDNER154
CONQUEST OF GRANADA162
WASHINGTON IRVING162
COLUMBUS DISCOVERS AMERICA178
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS FERDINAND COLUMBUS179
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS180
FERDINAND COLUMBUS186
CONSPIRACY, REBELLION, AND EXECUTION OF PERKIN WARBECK199
FRANCIS BACON199
SAVONAROLA’S REFORMS AND DEATH210
A.D. 1494210
PASQUALE VILLARI211
JEAN C. L. SISMONDI220
DISCOVERY OF THE MAINLAND OF NORTH AMERICA BY THE CABOTS223
SAMUEL EDWARD DAWSON223
THE SEA ROUTE TO INDIA236
A.D. 1498236
COLUMBUS DISCOVERS SOUTH AMERICA254
CLEMENTS ROBERT MARKHAM254
ESTABLISHMENT OF SWISS INDEPENDENCE264
HEINRICH ZSCHOKKE264
AMERIGO VESPUCCI IN AMERICA A.D. 1499271
MOST EXCELLENT AND DEAR LORD: 271
RISE AND FALL OF THE BORGIAS281
NICCOLO MACHIAVELLI281
PAINTING OF THE SISTINE CHAPEL288
A.D. 1508288
BALBOA DISCOVERS THE PACIFIC297
MANUEL JOSE QUINTANA297
CHRONOLOGY OF UNIVERSAL HISTORY304
A.D. 1438-1516304
A.D.305
END OF VOLUME VIII311
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