For the coins von Sallet's Fiirsten von Palmyra (1866) must be read with his later essay in the Num.
At the Berlin Library Ranke found a collection of MS. records, chiefly Italian, dealing with the period of the Reformation; from a study of them he found how different were the real events as disclosed in contemporary documents from the history as recorded by most writers; and the result of his researches was embodied in his second work, Fiirsten and Volker von Siideuropa im 16 and 17 Jahrhundert (1827).
The convent was suppressed by Duke Maurice in 1543, and was by him converted into a school (the Fiirsten Schule), one of the most renowned classical schools in Germany, which counts Lessing and Gellert among its former pupils.
Noldeke, Die ghassanischen Fiirsten aus dem Hause Gafna's (Berlin, 1887).
Vi.; von Orlich, Prinz Moritz von Anhalt-Dessau (Berlin, 1842); Crousatz, Militdrische Denkwiirdigkeiten des Fiirsten Leopold von Anhalt-Dessau (1875); supplements to Milit¢r Wochenblatt (1878 and 1889); Siebigk, Selbstbiographie des Fiirsten Leopold von Anhalt-Dessau (Dessau, 1860 and 1876); Hosa.us, Zur Biographie des Fiirsten Leopold von Anhalt-Dessau (Dessau, 1876); Wilt-dig, Des Alten Dessauers Leben and Taten (3rd ed., Dessau, 1903); Briefe Konig Friedrich Wilhelms I.
An den Fiirsten L.
During this period he published anonymously two remarkable political works, Zuriickforderung der Denkfreiheit von den Fiirsten Europas and Beitrdge zur Berichtigung der Urtheile des Publicums fiber die franzOsische Revolution.
C. C. Hoffmeister, Historisch-genealogisches Handbuch fiber alle Grafen and Fiirsten von Waldeck seit 1228 (Cassel, 1883); Bottcher, Das Staatsrecht des Furstentums Waldeck (Freiburg, 1884); A.
Grotefend, Stammtafeln der schlesischen Fiirsten bis 1740 (Breslau, 1889); F.
Along the Elbe, however, extend fine promenades, the Fiirstenwall and the Fiirsten Ufer.
The war between France and Prussia in 1806 was fraught with danger to the existence of the principality, and after the battle of Jena it was mainly the skilful conduct of the duchess Louise, the wife of Charles Augustus, that dissuaded Napoleon 1 See Goethe's famous lines, Epigramme (35): "Klein ist unter den Fiirsten Germaniens freilich der meine; Kurz and schmal ist sein Land, massig nur, was er vermag.