His attack on Thuringia ended in his defeat at Lucka in 1307, and, in the same year, the death of his son Rudolph weakened his position in eastern Europe.
Next the plains of eastern Europe were lost, then the AraloCaspian region, southern Russia and finally the valley of the Danube.
and for the influence of the Habsburgs in eastern Europe.
The conquest of Kazan was an epoch-making event in the history of eastern Europe.
It has profoundly affected and to a large extent subjugated all western Asia including India, all eastern and northern Africa as well as Spain, and all eastern Europe.
(iv.) The conquest of Asia Minor and eastern Europe by the Turks.
But in spite of this total political collapse, Arabic religion and literature are still one of the greatest forces working in the western half of Asia, in northern Africa and to some extent in eastern Europe.
Then follows a long period in which eastern Europe was mainly occupied in combating Asiatic invasions, and had little opportunity of Europeanizing the East.
Looking at eastern Europe and western Asia only, one must say that Asiatic influences have on the whole prevailed hitherto (though perhaps the tide is turning), for Islam is paramount in this region and European culture at a low ebb.
MOLE-RAT, the name of a group of blind burrowing rodents, typified by the large grey Spalax typhlus of eastern Europe and Egypt, which represents the Old World family Spalacidae.
Greyhounds have been bred from time immemorial in Eastern Europe and Western Asia, while unmistakable representatives are figured on the monuments of ancient Egypt.
GOLDEN HORDE, the name of a body of Tatars who in the middle of the 13th century overran a great portion of eastern Europe and founded in Russia the Tatar empire of khanate known as the Empire of the Golden Horde or Western Kipchaks.
Indeed, but for the unceasing simultaneous struggle with the Teutonic knights, the burden of which was heroically borne by Kiejstut, Russian historians frankly admit that Lithuania, not Muscovy, must have become the dominant power of eastern Europe.
In eastern Europe the Avars had owned themselves completely under his power in 805; campaigns against the Czechs in 805 and 806 had met with some success, and about the same time the land of the Sorbs was ravaged; while at the western extremity of the continent the Breton nobles had done homage to Charles at Tours in 800.
The delusion was dissipated slowly, and even after the great Tatar invasion and devastation of eastern Europe its effects still influenced the mind of Christendom and caused popes and kings to send missions to the Tatar hordes with a lingering feeling that their khans, if not already Christians, were at least always on the verge of conversion.
These kinds are most common in Eastern Europe.
Historical and religious sentiment combined with his destestation of all that was tyrannical to inspire him with hatred of the Turk and sympathy with the smaller and subject nationalities of eastern Europe.
The transformation of the pagan Lithuanian chieftain Jagiello into the catholic king of Poland, Wladislaus II., was an event of capital importance in the history of eastern Europe.
No doubt he was waiting for an opportunity of recovering the portion of Bessarabia which had been ceded by the treaty of Paris, and he perceived in the disturbed state of Eastern Europe a possibility of obtaining the desired rectification of frontier, but he hoped to effect his purpose by diplomatic means in conjunction with Austria.
The typical representative of the group is the great mole-rat (Spalax typhlus) of Eastern Europe and NorthEast Africa, which, together with a few closely allied species, has the eyes completely buried in the skin, and the head much flattened.
Gerbillus (or Tatera), with a large number of species, has a range coextensive with that of the sub-family; Pachyuromys, with two African species, has a short club-shaped tail and enormous auditory bullae; while the remaining members of the group, which are confined to North Africa, Eastern Europe and Asia, are arranged in the genera Meriones, Psainmomys and Rhombomys, the latter represented only by R.
Northern and eastern Europe is inhabited by a larger form (P. major), which differs in nothing but size and more vivid tints from that which is common in the British Isles and western Europe.
This grew to be the characteristic folkdrama of the ghetto, and has not died out in eastern Europe to the present day.
B.C. lions existed in some part of eastern Europe.
Some of the peoples of eastern Europe take their tea with an admixture of rum.
Climala.The climate of Germany is to be regarded as intermediate between the oceanic and continental climates of western and eastern Europe respectively.
Like his emperor ancestor, Rudolph, he had to conquer the lands over Maxi- which his descendants were destined to rule, and by milian t arranging a treaty of succession to the kingdoms of Hungary and Bohemia, he pointed the way to power and empire in eastern Europe.
The first tended to draw the separate states together for purposes of defence, and the second turned the attention of the Habsburgs to the possibilities of expansion in eastern Europe.
The efforts of Turkey to regain her ascendancy in eastern Europe at the expense of the Habsburgs had ended p p g in failure, and henceforward Turkish efforts were confined to resisting the steady development of Austria in the direction of Constantinople.
had done much to compensate for this by the successes of his arms in eastern Europe.
It has been a part of western Europe, but a part which has had specially close relations with eastern Europe.
Religious and political questions are intimately connected in eastern Europe.
Be this as it may, the identification of a North American type of camel from the Tertiary strata of eastern Europe forms another connecting link between the extinct faunas of the northern half of the Old World and North America, and thus tends to show that the claim of America to be the exclusive birthplace of many Old World types may have to be reconsidered.
The renewal of an aggressive policy thus announced to the world soon produced a new crisis in the Eastern Question, which had meanwhile become complicated by the growth of Pan-Slav ideals in eastern Europe.
By his resolute stand against the Saracens he delivered all eastern Europe from a great danger, and by his thorough-going reforms he not only saved the empire from collapse, but invested it with a stability which enabled it to survive all further shocks for a space of five centuries.
In comparatively new settlements, largely fed by immigration, the number of males is obviously likely to be greater than that of females, but in the case of countries in Asia and eastern Europe in which also a considerable deficiency of the latter sex is indicated by the returns, it is probable that the strict seclusion imposed by convention on women and the consequent reticence regarding them on the part of the householders answering the official inquiry tend towards a short count.
The latter, with the same mortality as Germany, stands far below it for the above reason, as Ireland is raised by its lower deathrate above the prolific countries of eastern Europe.
Up to the early 'nineties the greater part of the immigrants into America were furnished by Germany, Ireland and Great Britain, but for the next fifteen years the place of those countries was taken by Italy and eastern Europe.
chakal), a name properly restricted to Canis aureus, a wolf-like wild member of the dog family inhabiting eastern Europe and southern Asia, but extended to include a number of allied species.
The first or typical group of the genus Cervus includes the reddeer (Cervus elaphus) of Europe and western Asia, of which there are several local races, such as the large C. elaphus moral of eastern Europe and Persia, which is often partially spotted above and dark-coloured below, the smaller C. e.
In the Valcea department, besides many other iodine, sulphur and mud baths, there are the state-supported spas of Calimanescii, Caciulata and Govora, situated among some of the finest Carpathian scenery Most famous of all is Sinaia, the summer residence of the Court; while important springs exist at Lake Sarat, near Braila; at Slanic, in the Prahova department, where flooded and abandoned salt-mines are fitted up as baths; at the Tekir Ghiol mere, near Constantza; and at Baltzatesti (Baltate,itii), in the Neamtzu (Neamtu) department, a favourite resort of invalids from many parts of eastern Europe.
The heresy, which had penetrated into these regions probably by trade routes, came originally from eastern Europe.
Most economists expected the actual accession to have little impact on growth in Central and Eastern Europe.
His death was a signal for some of the suppressed anger at the bureaucratic regimes of Eastern Europe to surface.
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Today one has only to go to Russia, eastern Europe or the Arab countries to hear the same anti-semitic diatribes.
Currently it has a rather discontinuous distribution with strong populations in Greece, Spain, Portugal and much of eastern Europe.
In early 1989, few predicted Eastern Europe would escape soviet domination by Thanksgiving.
dribbles back from Britain to families in Romania and other parts of eastern Europe.
I've seen a fair bit of Europe, including eastern Europe and Turkey.
Tax reform is sweeping eastern Europe and is the subject of intense discussion among our competitors such as the USA and Germany.
needy children in Eastern Europe.
penniless immigrants arriving at Victoria Station from Eastern Europe in search of work and a new life.
The boards are made from the highest grade plywood from Eastern Europe with a white Ash frame.
The majority of cases concern trafficking into forced prostitution from Eastern Europe.
In Eastern Europe his aim on the contrary is to foment rebellion.
Paradoxically, even in Eastern Europe the peasants do not provide a mass base for capitalist restoration, as Trotsky had thought.
He also spearheaded the company's expansion into Eastern Europe.
squandered much of the political capital it has built up in eastern Europe over the past decade.
After joining the army, he was appointed a military tribune in upper Eastern Europe where he stayed until Trajan became emperor.
Presenting the true flavor of Eastern Europe with a fiery gypsy vivacity and an occasional swing feel that is infectious.
And they were so warlike that even the Asiatics drove them out of Asia into eastern Europe.
volucella in eastern Europe and northern Asia, and by a second species in North America, but the other species of this genus and all those of Pteromys are IndoMalayan.
During his foreign tour he had discovered that the idea of a grand crusade against the infidel was irrealizable, for France was, according to her traditional policy, the ally of the sultan, Austria wished to avoid trouble on her eastern frontier in order to devote her energies to the question of the Spanish succession, and all the other countries which he wished to draw into the coalition had good reasons of their own for desiring the maintenance of peace in eastern Europe.
Hitherto she had confined her efforts to territorial expansion in eastern Europe and in Asia, and she had sought foreign alliances merely as temporary expedients to facilitate the attainment of that object.
and the evil effects of nervous degeneration find a more recent illustration in the mysticism of the Chasidim (Hdsidim, " saints "), a Jewish sect in eastern Europe which started from a movement in the 38th century against the exaggerated casuistry of contemporary rabbis, and combined much that was spiritual and beautiful with extreme emotionalism and degradation.
This project, which lacked neither ability nor audacity, foundered upon Louis XV.'s invincible jealousy of the growth of Russian influence in eastern Europe and his fear of offending the Porte.
He also spearheaded the company 's expansion into Eastern Europe.
Over the past year, Berlin has squandered much of the political capital it has built up in eastern Europe over the past decade.
Communism began to unravel in Eastern Europe after the fall of the Berlin Wall in Germany.
Note also that all cigarettes they offer are produced in Eastern Europe and not the United States.
Historically, the seeds have been popular in western Asia and eastern Europe.
In a display of dedication to their craft, the owners of the company traveled into Eastern Europe in 1989 to bring back more than 60 cultivars of Siberian tomatoes known for cold-hardiness, early ripening and outstanding flavor.
Employees of the center also provide an active dental mission, taking dental services to the citizens of Eastern Europe each summer.
In Eastern Europe and the countries of the former Soviet Union, therapeutic baths are used to treat children suffering from the aftereffects of head trauma as well as other physical injuries.
Ireland, England, Wales, Germany and in fact most of both Western and Eastern Europe claim haunted castles.
Finally, locals consulted a local old-timer who had emigrated from Eastern Europe.
Bnet predicted a moderate growth of almost 7 percent for eastern Europe and more "dynamic" growth for China and East Asia.
During the height of the Ottoman's reign, the empire spread throughout the Middle East and Mediterranean, down to Egypt and Asia and into Eastern Europe.
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