Karasahr

. J. "China in the Sixteenth Century: The Journals of Mathew Ricci: 1583–1610". English translation by Louis J. Gallagher, S.J. (New York: Random House, Inc. 1953). This is an English translation of the Latin work, ''De Christiana expeditione apud Sinas'' based on Matteo Ricci's journals completed by Nicolas Trigault. Book Five, Chapter 12, "Cathay and China Proved to Be Identical", pp. 510-513. There is also


Francia

kings (''rois fainéants''). Almost all government powers of any consequence were exercised by their chief officer, the mayor of the palace or ''major domus''. thumb left Baška tablet (File:Bascanska ploca.jpg), the oldest evidence of the glagolitic script (Glagolitic alphabet). According to the work ''De Administrando Imperio'' written by the 10th-century Byzantine Emperor Constantine VII, the Croats had arrived in what is today Croatia in the early 7th century

was duke Branimir, whom Pope John VIII referred to as ''Dux Croatorum'' ("Duke of Croats") in 879. According to the work ''De Administrando Imperio'' written by the 10th-century Byzantine Emperor Constantine VII, the Croats had arrived in what is today Croatia in the early 7th century, however that claim is disputed

Avars and Slavs who established control of Pannonia by year 582. According to the work ''De Administrando Imperio'' written by the 10th-century Byzantine Emperor Constantine VII, the Croats had


Ostrogothic Kingdom

publisher Brill Publishers year 2010 isbn 9789004186460 accessdate 11 March 2012 According to the work ''De Administrando Imperio'' written by the 10th-century Byzantine Emperor Constantine VII, the Croats had arrived in what is today Croatia in the early 7th century, however that claim is disputed and competing hypotheses date the event between the 6th and the 9th centuries. Mužić (2007), pp. 249–293 Eventually


Kotor

Herzegovina (in Bosnia and Herzegovina). Most pages are by the unknown scribe from Zeta (Zeta (state)), with the last few pages being by the scribe Gligorije from Raška (Raška (state)). The name is derived from the name of the region's most important fort, '''Ras (Stari Ras)''' which first appears in the work ''de aedificiis'' of Byzantine Procopius as ''Arsa'' prior to the forming of Serbia. Procopius, ''De aedificiis'', IV 4 Ras eventually became


Toruń

Knights (Prussia). *1662 – The Chinese general Koxinga seizes the island of Taiwan after a nine-month siege (Siege of Fort Zeelandia). Science Decisive scientific developments took place during the 16th and 17th centuries, especially in the fields of astronomy, mathematics and physics. In 1543, astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus from Toruń (Thorn) published his work ''De revolutionibus orbium coelestium'' and became the first person to formulate


Santiago de Compostela

. Works Alvarus is chiefly remarkable for his work ''De planctu ecclesiae libri duo''. This work, begun at Avignon in 1330, completed in 1332, corrected in 1335 and again in 1340 at Compostela (Santiago de Compostela), is notable not only for its extreme defence of ecclesiastical rights but still more, perhaps, for the freedom and force with which the author assails and rebukes the ecclesiastical abuses of his time. Alvarus has been reproached by St. Antoninus and others with having


Samarkand

;. English translation by Louis J. Gallagher, S.J. (New York: Random House, Inc. 1953). This is an English translation of the Latin work, ''De Christiana expeditione apud Sinas'' based on Matteo Ricci's journals completed by Nicolas Trigault. Pp. 106-107. There is also full Latin text available on Google Books. Ricci noted that the term ''Huihui'' or ''Hui'' was applied by Chinese not only to "Saracens"


Guernsey

fleet named after him, on his home island of Guernsey.


Faroe Islands

geographical work ''De menura orbis terrae'' he claimed he had reliable information of ''heremitae ex nostra Scotia'' ("hermits from our land of Ireland") who had lived on the northerly islands of Britain for almost a hundred years until the arrival of Norse pirates. Norsemen settled


Southampton

, Glasgow, Liverpool, Oxford and The Dominion (Dominion Theatre), in London. Return to England He returned to England as master of a grammar school in Southampton. He published several treatises defending the Episcopacy against Presbyterianism. He was appointed, in 1588, rector of Tatenhill, Staffordshire. His first work, ''De diversis gradibus ministrorum Evangelii'' (1590; in English, 1592, and reprinted), was an argument for episcopacy, which led


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