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Post by icequeen » March 21st, 2020, 10:27 pm

The Great Events by Famous Historians by Charles F. Horne (1870 - 1942), Rossiter Johnson (1840-1931) and John Rudd (0-0).

A comprehensive and readable account of the world's history, emphasizing the more important events, and presenting these as complete narratives in the master-words of the most eminent historians. This is volume 4 of 22, covering from 410-827 AD. - Summary Adapted from the Title Page
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      [*]Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (Charles F. Horne) : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Francis_Horne
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    Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/History
    Keywords that describe the book: Charlemagne, augustine, venice, clovis, saracens, huns, visigoths, attila, justinian code, hegira
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Post by silverquill » March 21st, 2020, 11:32 pm

I'd like to take 17, 18 on Augustine, if I may.

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Post by realisticspeakers » March 22nd, 2020, 9:35 am

Hi,

In addition to my traditional section 0, I'd like Sections 5 and 6, please. Here's Looking forward to 1066!
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Post by Leni » March 22nd, 2020, 11:29 am

A bit outside my normal Ancient times :mrgreen: but could I have section 10?

Also, by absolute chance, just last night I have started reading a book on manuscripts I got as a bday gift and never found the time to read, and it mentions and quotes the text at section 17. Funny coincidences.
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Post by icequeen » March 22nd, 2020, 5:34 pm

silverquill wrote:
March 21st, 2020, 11:32 pm
I'd like to take 17, 18 on Augustine, if I may.

Augustine is all yours! Thanks Larry!
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Post by icequeen » March 22nd, 2020, 5:36 pm

realisticspeakers wrote:
March 22nd, 2020, 9:35 am
Hi,

In addition to my traditional section 0, I'd like Sections 5 and 6, please. Here's Looking forward to 1066!

Sections 5 and 6 are also yours! Thanks Mitch!
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Post by icequeen » March 22nd, 2020, 5:37 pm

Leni wrote:
March 22nd, 2020, 11:29 am
A bit outside my normal Ancient times :mrgreen: but could I have section 10?

Also, by absolute chance, just last night I have started reading a book on manuscripts I got as a bday gift and never found the time to read, and it mentions and quotes the text at section 17. Funny coincidences.
Section 10 is yours! Thanks Leni!

It's funny, I never knew that Augustine was even in England, so I am looking forward to that one!
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Post by ColleenMc » March 23rd, 2020, 4:49 am

Id like sections 1 and 2, the Visigoths. I’ve been slooooowly working my way through the audio version of Gibbons’ master work, and love his writing style. Looking forward to reading this excerpt.

Reminds me of one of my favorite silly punk band album titles—The Vandals had an album called “When in Rome Do as the Vandals”. I already thought it was a fun title and then was doubly tickled when I hit college history and found out that one of the “barbarian” tribes was actually called the Vandals...

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Post by Kazbek » March 23rd, 2020, 6:55 pm

I'd like to read sections 13-16, Publication of the Justinian Code.

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Post by Availle » March 23rd, 2020, 6:58 pm

Could I read section 28 please? :D
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Post by icequeen » March 23rd, 2020, 8:32 pm

ColleenMc wrote:
March 23rd, 2020, 4:49 am
Id like sections 1 and 2, the Visigoths. I’ve been slooooowly working my way through the audio version of Gibbons’ master work, and love his writing style. Looking forward to reading this excerpt.

Reminds me of one of my favorite silly punk band album titles—The Vandals had an album called “When in Rome Do as the Vandals”. I already thought it was a fun title and then was doubly tickled when I hit college history and found out that one of the “barbarian” tribes was actually called the Vandals...

Colleen

I think I remember hearing the name of The Vandals! I don't remember anything beyond that, but I know I have heard that name. I will have to check them out!

Sections 1 and 2 are yours, thanks Colleen!
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Post by icequeen » March 23rd, 2020, 8:33 pm

Kazbek wrote:
March 23rd, 2020, 6:55 pm
I'd like to read sections 13-16, Publication of the Justinian Code.

Michael

Sections 13-16 are yours! Thanks Michael!
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Post by icequeen » March 23rd, 2020, 8:34 pm

Availle wrote:
March 23rd, 2020, 6:58 pm
Could I read section 28 please? :D

Of course! Thanks Ava!
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Post by icequeen » March 23rd, 2020, 8:35 pm

Moving on to Readers Wanted!
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Post by Availle » March 24th, 2020, 4:26 am

Could you please link this thread properly in the database? And the new Astronomy one too please.
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