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We hear some ' One may recall, in this connexion, Caxton's very interesting prologue to Malory's Morte d'Arthur and his remarks on the permanent value of the " histories " of this British hero.
Histories and accounts of travels have been composed both in Arabic and Chinese.
Every warlord has kept the kingdom's histories.
I saw the folly of my forefathers in the histories.
He had also read a great deal of history in English - Robertson's histories, Hume, Gibbon, Robert Watson's Philip II.Advertisement
Moreover, in many insects with imperfect metamorphosis the change from larva or (as the later stage of the larva is called in these cases) nymph to imago is about as great as the corresponding change in the Holometabola, as the student will recognize if he recalls the histories of Ephemeridae, Odonata and male Coccidae.
The principal sources for the life of Stilicho are the histories of Zosimus and of Orosius and the flattering verses of Claudian.
See the collection of texts by Sudendorf (1850); the Church Histories of Gieseler, ii.
It would be impossible to give a list even of the other lives, most of which are without value as histories, being written mainly for edification.
See further the articles on Xenophanes; Parmenides; Zeno (of Elea); Melissus, with the works there quoted; also the histories of philosophy by Zeller, Gomperz, Windelband, &c.Advertisement
His " Histories " are published in Rerum brit.
See Tacitus, Histories; Suetonius, Vespasian; Dio Cassius, lxvi.; Merivale, Hist.
Grubb, and the series of " Swarthmore Lectures " as well as the histories above mentioned.
Meanwhile in addition to many legal works of high standing, he had begun the publication of that long series of histories and historical romances which has made his name a household word in Germany.
Not less important than his histories are the historical romances, the best-known of which, Ein Kampf um Rom, in four volumes (Leipzig, 1876), which has gone through many later editions, was also the first of the series.Advertisement
The 13th section, or Spend Nask, which was mainly consecrated to the description of his life, has perished; while the biographies founded upon it in the 7th book of the Dinkard (9th century A.D.), the Shah-Nama, and the Zardusht-Nama (13th century), are thoroughly legendary - full of wonders, fabulous histories and miraculous deliverances.
His only means for gratifying his eager desire for books was the small library founded in his native town by Benjamin Franklin and consisting principally of histories and treatises on theology.
Yet even so the want of complete documentary evidence upon which to base conclusions has vitiated all but the most recent of the countless monographs and histories that have appeared on the subject.
For his treatment of heretics see the church histories of the period.
All histories of Bohemia devote a large amount of space to the Hussite movement.Advertisement
His biography was written by his son Karl Wilhelm Bottiger (1790-1862), for some time professor of history at Erlangen, and author of several valuable histories (History of Germany, History of Saxony, History of Bavaria, Universal History of Biographies).
The character which Procopius gives to the jurist, even if touched by personal spite, is entitled to some credence, because it is contained in the Histories and not in the scandalous and secret Anecdota.
The letters of Cassiodorus, chief minister and literary adviser of Amalasuntha, and the histories of Procopius and Jordanes, give us our chief information as to the character of Amalasuntha.
The accounts of medieval thought given by Ritter, Erdmann and Ueberweg in their general histories of philosophy are exceedingly good.
Here it is only possible to give some of the more important general histories, together with such special works as are most readily accessible to English readers.Advertisement
Of modern histories written in Magyar the most imposing is the History of the Hungarian Nation (to vols., Budapest, 1898), issued to commemorate the celebration of the millennium of the foundation of the monarchy, by Sandor Szilagyi and numerous collaborators.
Sometimes, also, he gives proof of some knowledge of Hebrew and supplements his scriptural authorities, which include I Esdras, from general Greek histories.
Like many other French histories, it was a pamphlet as well as a chronicle, and the subjects of Lamartine's pen became his models in politics.
In his histories the effect is worse.
Separate histories have been published of the chief London companies.
The Burmese literature is for the most part metrical, and consists of religious romances, chronological histories and songs.
Among the English histories of Florence, Napier's Florentine History (6 vols., London,1846-1847) and A.Trollope's History of the Commonwealth of Florence (4 vols., London, 1865) are not without value although out of date.
His writings have been the basis of all Roman Catholic histories of the English Reformation.
Their several histories were fused by the Elizabethan dramatists, and associated with the Maid Marian of the morris dance, who up to that time had probably only a vague connexion with Robin Hood.
See the article in Dictionary of Christian Antiquities; Wetzer and Welte, Kirchenlexicon (2nd ed.); and Herzog-Hauck, Realencyklopeidie (3rd ed.); also the general histories of the time.
Consequently even the more sober histories contain a mass of fables about early days.
All these histories are more or less thrown into the shade by the great work of Tabari (q.v.), whose fame has never faded from his own day to ours.
These later historians had valuable help from the biographies of famous men and special histories of countries and cities, dynasties and princes, on which much labour was spent from the 4th century from the Flight onwards.
On Protagoras' philosophy see the histories of philosophy, e.g.
Of the secondary literature, the following histories and monographs should be named.
The Latin translations of the Antiquities of Josephus and of the ecclesiastical histories of Theodoret, Sozomen and Socrates, under the title of Historia Tripartita (embracing the years 3 06 -439), were carried out under his supervision.
In the same year appeared two wholly or partially fictitious histories, each of which might have made a reputation for any man.
The events seem to belong to the histories of the several cities, and examples of corporate action are few and uncertain.
The work is uncritically written, but is nevertheless important on account of the extracts it has preserved from histories now lost.
He loved the reading of histories and astronomy, and by questioning travellers gained some knowledge of distant parts of the earth.
But in the histories of the wars with his vassals he is often little more than a tyrannical dotard, who is made to submit to gross insult.
But the persistent demand produced a supply; and the honour of identification with Prester John, after hovering over one head and another, settled for a long time upon that of the king of the Nestorian tribe of Kerait, famous in the histories of Jenghiz under the name of Ung or Awang Khan.
Many incidents recorded in the histories make manifest the meekness, fortitude and even cheerfulness with which he went to his death.
All their hymns, epics and histories were bound up with their individuality as a free people.
In February parliament discovered that " by divers sundry old authentic histories and chronicles " it was manifest that the realm of England was an empire governed by one supreme head, the king, to whom all sorts and degrees of people - both clergy and laity - ought to bear next to God a natural and humble obedience, and that to him God had given the authority finally to determine all causes and contentions in the realm, " without restraint, or provocation to any foreign princes or potentates of the world."
Hence they and other authorities wish to see " History of Dogma " supplemented by " Histories of Theology."
From this she passed to prose histories, written in a simple style for the young.
Herodotus, who omits wholly the histories of Phoenicia, Carthage and Etruria, three of the most important among the states existing in his day, cannot have intended to compose a "universal history," the very idea of which belongs to a later age.
Making it his main object in his "introduction" to set before his readers the previous history of the two nations who were the actors in the great war, he is able in tracing their history to bring into his narrative some account of almost all the nations of the known world, and has room to expatiate freely upon their geography, antiquities, manners and customs and the like, thus giving his work a "universal" character, and securing for it, without trenching upon unity, that variety, richness and fulness which are a principal charm of the best histories, and of none more than his.
In tracing the growth of Persia from a petty subject kingdom to a vast dominant empire, he has occasion to set out the histories of Lydia, Media, Assyria, Babylon, Egypt, Scythia, Thrace, and to describe the countries and the peoples inhabiting them, their natural productions, climate, geographical position, monuments, &c.; while, in noting the contemporaneous changes in Greece, he is led to tell of the various migrations of the Greek race, their colonies, commerce, progress in the arts, revolutions, internal struggles, wars with one another, legislation, religious tenets and the like.
The Victorian County Histories (Constable) may also be consulted.
Benedetto (translated 1896); also, Indexes to standard general histories of the period; Thomas Hodgkin's Italy and Her Invaders and Gregorovius' History of the City of Rome may be specially mentioned.
The chronicler makes frequent reference to earlier histories which he cites by a great variety of names.
It is now generally recognized in histories of the Old Testament that a proper estimate of Solomon's reign cannot start from narratives which represent the views of Deuteronomic writers, although, in so far as late narratives may rest upon older material more in accordance with the circumstances of their age, attempts are made to present reconstructions from a combination of various elements.
Foreign histories include a work on Pegu, a few tales of Cambodian kings and recently published class-books on European history compiled by the educational department.
Amongst his authorities were the writers of Atthides (histories of Attica), the grammarian Didymus, Dionysius of Halicarnassus, and the lexicographer Dionysius, son of Tryphon.
In the 6th century Cassiodorus had a translation made of the histories of Socrates, Sozomen and Theodoret, which were woven into one continuous narrative and brought down to 518.
Local histories containing more or less ecclesiastical material were written in the 6th and following centuries by Jordanes (History of the Goths), Gregory of Tours (History of the Franks), Isidore of Seville (History of the Goths, Vandals and Suevi), Bede (Ecclesiastical History of England), Paulus Diaconus (History of the Lombards), and others.
In answering this question we must consider East and West separately; for their histories are no longer coincident, as they had been in the time of the Roman dominion.
Besides the Latin histories of Wapowski and Gwagnin (Guagnini, of Italian origin), we have the first historical work in Polish by Martin Bielski, a Protestant, viz.
The histories of Haureau, Ritter, Prantl and Windelband may also be consulted.
In old Armenian histories the name is Tavresh, which means the same.
The object of the above sketch has been to embrace in constructive outline the ground usually covered analytically and on a far larger scale by Introductions to the New Testament, and by Histories of the New Testament Canon.
Among older histories are Humphrey Marshall, The History of Kentucky.
It is true that the political and spiritual histories of the peoples on the Mediterranean run in parallel lines, the one leading up to the universal monarchy of Rome, the other leading up to monotheism and universal human morality.
On the relation of Neoplatonism to Christianity, and the historical importance of Neoplatonism generally, see the leading church histories, and the Histories of Dogma by Baur, Nitzsch, Harnack, &c. Compare also Loffler, Der Platonismus der Kirchenvater (1782); Huber, Die Philosophie der Kirchenvdter (1859); Tzchirner, Fall des Heidenthums (1829), pp. 574618; Burckhardt, Die Zeit Constantin's des Grossen (1853); Chastel, Hist.
Generally also much Gnostic matter is contained in the apocryphal histories of the Apostles.
Thus actual documents of native Aztec history, or copies of them, are still open to the study of scholars, while after the conquest interpretations of these were drawn up in writing by Spanish-educated Mexicans, and histories founded on them with the aid of traditional memory were written by Ixtilxochitl and Tezozomoc. In Central America the rows of complex hieroglyphs to be seen sculptured on the ruined temples probably served a similar purpose.
His histories, in many different editions, and his speeches, as above, are easily accessible; his minor works and newspaper articles have not, we believe, been collected in any form.
He wrote histories of Greece and of Philip, and an epic on Alexander (fragments in Miller, Scriptores Rerum Alexandri Magni).
The principal histories of Mahmud's reign are - Kitab-iYamini (Utbi); Tarikh-us-Subuktigin (Baihaki); Tabakat i Nasiri (Minhaj el-Siraj); Rauzat-us-Safa (Mir Khond); Habib-us-Sivar (Khondamir).
Niebuhr's Roman History counts among epoch-making histories both as marking an era in the study of its special subject and for its momentous influence on the general conception of history.
It is still one of the best histories of Naples, and the style is distinguished by clearness, simplicity and elegance.
Snorri's sources were partly succinct histories of the realm, as the chronological sketch of Ari; partly more voluminous early collections of traditions, as the Noregs Konungatal (Fagrskinna) and the Jarlasaga; partly legendary biographies of the two Olafs; and, in addition to these, studies and collections which he himself made during his journeys in Norway.
Histories, Of The Maritime Provinces Have Been Written By Thomas Chandler;Haliburton, Beamish Murdoch And James Hannay.
Perhaps there is only one extant MS. of the text, as in the case of the Mimes of Herodas and the Annals and Histories of Tacitus.
Wace and Benoit de Sainte-More compiled their histories at his bidding, and it was in his reign that Marie de France composed her poems. An event with which he was closely connected, viz.
Not one of these histories, however, is to be compared in value with The History of William the Marshal, Count of Striguil and Pembroke, regent of England from 1216-1219, which was found and subsequently edited by Paul Meyer (Societe de l'histoire de France, 3 vols., 1891-1901).
Reference must also be made to the articles on Anglo-Saxon antiquities in the Victoria County Histories, and to various papers in Archaeologia, the Archaeological Journal, the Journal of the British Archaeological Society, the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries, the Associated Architectural Societies' Reports, and other antiquarian journals.
This history, while suffering from the limitations of all contemporaneous narratives, contains much that does not exist elsewhere, and is one of the best-known sources for the later histories of Napoleon's reign.
Logan has found ethnological and linguistic evidence of this domination, which was left unnoticed in the Indian histories.
See also histories of philosophy and theology in the 19th century, and the valuable article s.v.
Having a happy knack of estimating character, especially when acquainted with the histories of the persons in question, the good pastor contrived to write a graphic and readable book, but one much inferior to Porta's or Aristotle's as a systematic treatise.
The histories of Greek philosophy mentioned s.v.
The most important unofficial contemporary works are the Histories of John Knox, Bishop John Lesley, George Buchanan, and Robert Lindsay of Pitscottie; the Diurnal of Remarkable Occurrents from the death of James IV.
Baal (Tubingen, 1906), the literature to Kings, BooKs OF, and the histories referred to in JEws.
See Tacitus, Histories, ii., iii., iv.; Dio Cassius lxv.
Thus new histories were written and old ones unearthed, collected and printed, but no attempt was made to criticize and collate the manuscripts of the past, or to present two sides of a question in the writings of the present.
Apart from political histories there are useful collections of laws and other official documents of importance, and also a large number of valuable works on the laws and constitutions of the Germans and on German institutions generally.
They made it a condition 1 For the separate political histories of Austria and Hungary see the section on II.
But the prospect of German rule was unpopular, and on William's death the crown passed to Tancred, an illegitimate grandson of King Roger, who figures in English histories in the story of Richard III.'s crusade.
The Histories are called by the author himself the Books about the Wars (ol inrip TWV 7roXEµwv Xoyot).
These eight books of Histories, although mainly occupied with military matters, contain notices of some of the more important domestic events, such as the Nika insurrection at Constantinople in 532, the plague in 542, the conspiracy of Artabenes in 548.
In point of style it is greatly inferior to the Histories - florid, pompous and affected, and at the same time tedious.
The Anecdota (" Secret History") purports to be a supplement to the Histories, containing explanations and additions which the author could not insert in the latter work for fear of Justinian and Theodora.
In point of style, the Anecdota is inferior to the Histories, and has the air of being unfinished, or at least unrevised.
Do they say that the histories are mythical ?
From the mass of material comprised in the Koran - and the account we have given is far from exhaustive - we should select the histories of the ancient prophets and saints Narratives.
The purpose of Mahomet is to show from these histories how God in forme/ times had rewarded the righteous and punished their enemies.
These histories are chiefly about Scripture characters, especially those of the Old Testament.
Besides Jewish and Christian histories there are a few about old Arabian prophets.
Indispensable links, both in expression and in the sequence of events, are often omitted, so that to understand these histories is sometimes far easier for us than for those who heard them first, because we know most of them from better sources.
The histories of the earlier prophets, which had occasionally been briefly touched on in the first period, are now related, sometimes at great length.
But " Bluidy Claverhouse " will continue to enjoy his traditional reputation in popular tracts and popular histories.
Fraser's family histories, and Patrick's Statutes of the Scottish Church, may on various points prove serviceable.
His History is a gigantic unfinished introduction, of which the plan was, first to state the general principles of the author's method and the general laws which govern the course of human progress; and secondly, to exemplify these principles and laws through the histories of certain nations characterized by prominent and peculiar features, - Spain and Scotland, the United States and Germany.
No separate history of the congress exists, but innumerable references are to be found in general histories and in memoirs, correspondence, &c., of the time.
In the histories of his own nation he has little place; the renown which spread in his lifetime to the East ceased with his death, and he left no school.
And one of the Afghan histories, quoted by Mr Bellew, relates " a current tradition " that, previous to the time of Kais, Bilo the father of the Biluchis, Uzbak (evidently the father of the Usbegs) and Afghana were considered as brethren.
It is in this respect one of the few great comprehensive histories in our possession, great in scope, conception and accomplishment.
The histories of all the great religious and philosophic movements show them as developments of an evolutionary process, arriving at their accepted dogmas through long periods of contention between numerous tendencies.
As regards events the histories are of substantial accuracy and adequacy.
In addition he edited American History told by Contemporaries (4 vols., 1898-1901), and Source Readers in American History (4 vols., 1901-1903), and two co-operative histories of the United States, the Epochs of American History series (3 small text-books), and, on a much larger scale, the American Nation series (27 vols., 1903-1907); he also edited the American Citizen series.
It is true that the invading king is said in the histories to have been a Dane, whereas the Hygelac of Beowulf belonged to the " Geatas" or Gautar.
See all works dealing with Hus; and indeed all histories of Bohemia contain detailed accounts of the career of Jerome.
This, however, is not the period most frequently termed the middle ages in political histories.
There is much in the imperial and papal histories that is merely spectacular and romantic; much that appeals to the imagination and lends itself to myth; and since the sources are abundant - the papal archives inexhaustible and the German chronicles easily accessible - an undue emphasis has been placed upon them.
During this century the best histories - Bruno's and Poggio's annals of Florence, for example - were composed in Latin after the manner of Livy.
Depicting feudalism in the vivid colours of an age at war with feudal institutions, breathing into antique histories the breath of actual life, embracing the romance of Italy and Spain, the mysteries of German legend, the fictions of poetic fancy and the facts of daily life, humours of the moment and abstractions of philosophical speculation, in one homogeneous amalgam instinct with intense vitality, this extraordinary birth of time, with Shakespeare for the master of all ages, left a monument of the Re- naissance unrivalled for pure creative power by any other product of that epoch.
The story of John's career must be sought partly in histories of the kingdom of Jerusalem and of the Latin Empire of the East, partly in monographs.
The larger comprehensive histories of the United States by Bancroft, Hildreth, Winsor, McMaster, Von Holst, Schouler and Avery, the biographies in the "American Statesmen" series, and Hart's "American Natioh" series, are indispensable.
In early and popular apocryphal histories the apostles are represented as insisting that their converts should either not contract wedlock or should dissolve the tie if already formed.
Each of the great realms has, however, worked out its financial system on lines suitable to its own particular conditions, which are best considered in connexion with the separate national histories.
Modern histories of the church have been written by Cook, Hetherington and Principal Cunningham; Dr Story's Church of Scotland in 5 vols.
The Carthusian, Laurentius Surius, carried on the work of Lippomano, completed it, and arranged the materials strictly in the order of the calendar (De probatis sanctorum histories, Cologne, 1570-1575).
The town now possesses no early incorporation charters, and although both Chauncy and Salmon in their histories of Hertfordshire state that it was created a borough by charter of King John in 1206, the charter cannot now be found.
The second book, from 397 to 511, deals with the invasions of the Franks, and is based on the histories of Sulpicius Alexander and Renatus Profuturus Frigeridus, now lost; on the catalogues of the bishops of Clermont and Tours; on some lives of saints, e.g.
His histories of philosophy are marked more by critical scholarship than by originality of thought, though they are interesting as asserting the now familiar principle that the history of philosophy is not the history of opinions, but of reason as a whole; he was among the first to attempt to formulate a principle of the development of thought.
See Histories of the Ionian School by Ritten, Mallet; Schleiermacher, "Dissert.
The histories of philosophy may quite correctly describe his theory as the logical development of Descartes's doctrines of the one Infinite and the two finite substances, but Spinoza himself was never a Cartesian.
Knox's life is more or less touched upon by all the Scottish histories and Church histories which include his period, as well as in the mass of literature as to Queen Mary.
The chief historians were Sven Lagerbring (1707-1787), author of a still valuable history of Sweden down to 1457 (Svea Rikes historia, 4 vols., 1769-1783); Olof Celsius (1716-1794), bishop of Lund, who wrote histories of Gustavus I.
Not only did he write letters and pamphlets during the struggle, but when it was over he set himself to complete the vast task which his two great histories had almost covered by a Histoire du XIXe siecle.
Poetry and imaginative literature usually escaped censure; but histories were mutilated and all original scientific and philosophical work was banned.
King Edward (Duarte) collected a precious library composed of the ancient classics, some translated by his order, as well as medieval poems and histories, and he wrote a moral treatise Leal comselheiro, and hints on horsemanship, or Livro da ensinanra de bem cavalgar toda sella.
The Visconde de Santarem, and Judice Biker in geography and diplomatics, produced standard works; Luz Soriano compiled painstaking histories of the reign of King Joseph and of the Peninsular War; Silvestre Ribeiro printed a learned account of the scientific, literary and artistic establishments of Portugal, and Lieut.-Colonel Christovam Ayres was the author of a history of the Portuguese army.
The three histories together became known in the West from the 6th century through the selection which Cassiodorus caused to be made from them, and it is to this selection (if we leave Rufinus and Jerome out of account) that the middle ages were mainly indebted for all they knew of the Arian controversies, and of the period generally between the Councils of Nice and Ephesus.
There are modern histories of Bohemian literature written in the national language by Dr Karel Tieftrunk, Dr Vaclav Flajshans and Mr Jaroslav Vlaek.
Of special Gothic histories, besides that of Jordanes, already so often quoted, there is the Gothic history of Isidore, archbishop of Seville, a special source of the history of the West Gothic kings down to Svinthala (621-631).
There is much material about Taylor in the general histories of M`Master, Von Holst, and Rhodes.
Thus the Church History, first by Stephanus (Paris, 1 554); by Valesius with copious notes, together with the Life of Constantine, the Oration in Praise of Constantine, and the Histories of Socrates, Sozomen, Theodoret, &c. (best edition that of Reading (Cambridge, 1720), in three volumes, folio); by Heinichen (1827, second edition 1868-1870 in three volumes, a very useful edition, containing also the Life of Constantine and the Oration in Praise of Constantine, with elaborate notes); by Burton (1838; a handy reprint in a single volume by Bright, 1881), and by many cthers.
Among the many modern accounts in church histories, histories of Christian literature, encyclopaedias, &c., may be mentioned a monograph by Stein, Eusebius Bischof von Caesarea (Wiirzburg, 1859), meagre but useful as far as it goes; the magnificent article by Lightfoot in the Dictionary of Christian Biography; the account by McGiffert in his translation of the Church History; Erwin Preuschen's article in Herzog-Hauck, Realencyklop. (3rd ed., 1898); the treatment of the Chronology of Eusebius writings in Harnack's Alt - christliche Litteraturgeschichte, ii.
Later he made for himself a collection of the histories of foreign countries, from reading which he conceived an ambition to produce a popular account of English history, modelled on the great work of Bede.
Exiled Greeks were the first to write histories of Rome worthy of the name.
Orosius' Seven Books of Histories against the Pagans, written as a supplement to the City of God, is the first attempt at a Christian "World History."
Histories of commerce and cities now rank beside those on war and kings, although there are readers still who prefer to follow the pennants or robber barons rather than to watch the slow evolution of modern conditions.
Historians no longer attempt to write world histories; they form associations of specialists for the purpose.
English place-names are of diverse origin and often extremely corrupt in their modern form, so that the real etymology of the names can often be discovered only by a careful comparison of the modern form with such ancient forms as are to be found in charters, ancient histories, and other early documents.
There were ancient histories and poems, and codes of laws, and books of ceremonies.
For this purpose he lectured to his disciples on the histories, poems and constitutional works of the nation.
A detailed account of Plotinus's philosophical system and an estimate of its importance will be found in the article Neoplatonism, the works above referred to, and the histories of philosophy.
Two other universal histories were translated from Greek and Slavonic chronographs.
Popular catechisms and various histories of the Church were then written.
Historical writing has also received much attention, beginning with the early work of Jose Manuel Restrepo (1827), and a considerable number of histories, compendiums and memoirs have been published, but none of real importance.
Of the special histories and descriptions of Mecca published by Wi stenfeld (Chroniken der Stadt Mekka, 3 vols., 1857-1859, with an abstract in German, 1861), the most valuable is that of Azragi.
In the early Mahommedan histories and geographies we find (according to a favourite Arabic love of jingle) Kabul and Zabul constantly associated.
Some of them are mainly local chronicles; others are almost national histories.
Histories were often elaborate party pamphlets, and this race of historians is hardly yet extinct.
Greens and Messrs Longmans histories are the only notable attempts to tell the history of England as a whole, though Stubbss Constitutional History (3 vols.) covers the middle ages and embodies a political survey as well (for corrections and modifications see Petit-Dutaillis, Supplementary Studies, 1908), while Hallams Constitutional history (3 vols.) extends from 1485 to 1760 and Erskine Mays (3 vols.) from 1760 to 186o.
The student of theology will do well to seek in the best histories of doctrine more detached treatment than Dogmatic can give.
Among later works based on these original materials the first place belongs to general histories.
In English, general histories of the Revolution are few.
None of the general histories of the Revolution above named is really satisfactory.
The medieval religious literature of Western Europe also influenced Iceland, and the Homilies (like the Laws) were, according to Thorodd, the earliest books written in the vernacular, antedating even Ari's histories.
Throughout the Old Testament history, however, Galilee as a whole cannot be said to have a history; the unit of territorial subdivision was tribal rather than provincial, and though such important events as those associated with the names of Barak, Gideon, Gilboa, Armageddon, took place within its borders, yet these belong rather to the histories of Issachar, Zebulon, Asher or Naphtali, whose territories together almost correspond with Galilee, than to the province itself.
Although innumerable histories of Ireland have appeared in print since the publication of Roderick O'Flaherty's Ogygia (London, 1677), the authors have in almost every case been content to reproduce the legendary accounts without bringing any serious criticism to bear on the sources.
Kajkavci had from about 1550 to 1830 a distinctive literature, consisting of chronicles and histories, poems of a religious or educational character, fables and moral tales.
For histories of philosophy and other works upon Eleaticism see PARMENIDES.
Prantl, Geschichte der Logik (Leipzig, 1861); and the Histories of Philosophy; also the literature under the biographies of philosophers mentioned.
Espana, sue monumentos y aries, su naturaleza e histories is an illustrated series of 2!
The public library had 228,500 volumes in 1908, including one of the best collections of state and town histories in the country.
But his chief interest is in the histories' of Duke Robert of Normandy, William Rufus and Henry I.
In general, it appears that those narratives wherein the histories of Saul and David are combined-very much in the favour of the latterwere originally distinct from those where (a) Saul's figure is more in accord with the old poem from the Book of Jashar, and (b) where David's victories over prehistoric giants and his war like movements to Jerusalem pave the way for the foundation-from a particular Judaean standpoint-of his remarkably long dynasty.
See SY Racuse (for the siege operations), commentaries on Thucydides and the Greek histories.
His favourite theories of the nature and aims of history, of the distinction between the universal and special histories, of the duties of an historian, sound as most of them are in themselves, are enforced with wearisome iteration; more than once the effect of a graphic picture is spoilt by obtrusive moralizing.
What is known as to the fortunes of his histories, and the reputation they enjoyed, fully bears out this conclusion.
Harris, The Dioscuri in Christian Legend (1903), and The Cult of the Heavenly Twins (1906); the histories of Rome, Persia, Crusades, Mongols, &c.; Rubens Duval, Histoire politique, religieuse et litteraire d'Edesse jusqu'a la premiere croisade (1892), a useful compilation reprinted from the Journ.
The literature is poor, and consists largely of romantic stories from the Malay, and religious treatises from the Arabic. Of the few original pieces the most important are the early histories of Goa, Tello and some other states of Celebes, and the Rapang, or collection of the decrees and maxims of the old.
His numerous works include histories of Arianism, the iconoclastic controversy, the Greek schism, Lutheranism, Calvinism, and of the pontificates of Leo I.
I keep our histories, record bloodlines, manage the deals that come in.
The histories of humanity â€“ and Immortals â€“ were passed down from angel-to-angel in the form of memories. He'd heard them mentioned before but didn't know much about angels.
I found the histories written by the first warlord of Tiyan and his brother.
I pray to the gods it does not force me to destroy the histories, so that someday, someone will have the strength I lack.
The gifting of the necklace was like a proposal, only much more to the Guardians who gave the symbols of their families and histories to their chosen suitors.
Short descriptions and histories of around 100 mills, written by a noted antiquarian, Burnsian and, not least, miller.
Case Histories is the literary equivalent of a triple axel.
Includes carol histories, free sheet music, a Christmas music quiz, reviews, and mp3 sound clips.
Also local histories, of which Arthur Herman's The Scottish enlightenment is a gem.
This is expressed especially clearly in the ambiguity problems of the consistent histories formalism.
There have also been a few similar case histories with adults where they too have had spontaneous remission from AIDS.
Establish chironomid life histories and emergence patterns and relate to cape teal, black-necked grebe and hirundine dynamics.
Clearly, what is needed is a gathering of oral histories encompassing all forms of survivor testimony including sustained dialog.
Plessis, Etudes critiques sur Properce et ses elegies (1886), and the sections on the poet in Teuffel's and Schanz's Histories of Roman Literature.
The purely military aspect of Alexander's campaigns is treated in general histories of warfare (Rustow-Kochly, Bauer, Delbriick, Verdy du Vernois), and in special monographs by Hogarth, Journ.
His two historical works, the histories of Theodosius and of Ximenes, are more remarkable for elegance of style than for accuracy and comprehensive insight.
For their separate local histories and their dynasties, their wars and political relations with one another and with neighbouring countries, reference must be made to the separate articles Flanders, Holland, Brabant, Gelderland, Limburg, Luxemburg, Utrecht, Liege.
All the histories of the Reformation in Germany and all the lives of Luther deal at greater or shorter length with Tetzel; in the index to vol.
The general proposition as to a parallelism between individual and ancestral development is no doubt indisputable, but extended knowledge of the very different ontogenetic histories of closely allied forms has led us to a much fuller conception of the mode in which stages in embryonic and larval history have been modified in relation to their surroundings, and to a consequent reluctance to attach detailed importance to the embryological argument for evolution.
Besides the various histories of the time, see further details vol.
In Perkin Warbeck (printed 1634; probably acted a year later) he chose an historical subject of great dramatic promise and psychological interest, and sought to emulate the glory of the great series of Shakespeare's national histories.
Winckler, whose works depart from the somewhat narrow limits of purely " Israelite " histories, emphasize the necessity of observing the characteristics of Oriental thought and policy, and are invaluable for discriminating students.
It is noteworthy, also, that an Ahaziah and a Jehoram appear as kings of Israel, and (in the reverse order) of Judah, and somewhat similar incidents recur in the now separate histories of the two kingdoms. The most striking is a great revolt in south Palestine.
The conflicting tendencies were incompatible, but Judaism retained the 2 See Hebrew Religion, § 8 seq., and the relevant portions of the histories of Israel.
The men of her own time exalted her to the skies, and the most extravagant estimates of her (as "the greatest woman in literary history," as the "foundress of the romantic movement," as representing "ideas," while her contemporary Chateaubriand only represented words, colours, and images, and so forth) are to be found in minor histories of literature.
The increasing veneration paid to the Prophet and love for the marvellous soon gave rise to fables about his childhood, his visit to heaven, &c., which have found their way even into sober histories, just as many Jewish legends told by the converted Jew Kai) al-Abbar and by Wahb ibn Monabbih, and many fables about the old princes of Yemen told by `Abid, are taken as genuine history (see, however, Mas`udi, iv.
This famous work, which the author has the audacity to place on the same level with the histories of William of Malmesbury and Henry of Huntingdon, professes to be a translation from a Celtic source; "a very old book in the British tongue" which Walter, archdeacon of Oxford, had brought from Brittany.
In addition the Histories of the Apostolic Age, by Hausrath, Weizsacker, McGiffert, Bartlet, Ropes and others, and the kindred works of Baur, Schwegler and Pfleiderer should be consulted.
Besides the histories of post-Kantian philosophy by Erdmann, Fortlage (whose account is remarkably good), Michelet, Biedermann and others, see Wm.
Historical work has been produced by Hirschberg, Pappee, Sobieski, Czermak and others, and the histories of Polish literature by Stanislaus Tarnowski and Piotr Chmielowski are of the highest value, the former dealing more with the aesthetic side of literature and the latter with the historical.
In actual picturesqueness as well as in general veracity of picture, the book cannot approach Carlyle's; while as a mere chronicle of the events it is inferior to half a dozen prosaic histories older and younger than itself.
We can draw lessons and encouragement from the histories of polio and smallpox, on several counts.
What at such a time are histories, chronologies, traditions, and all written revelations?
The ancients have left us model heroic poems in which the heroes furnish the whole interest of the story, and we are still unable to accustom ourselves to the fact that for our epoch histories of that kind are meaningless.
But not to speak of the intrinsic quality of histories of this kind (which may possibly even be of use to someone for something) the histories of culture, to which all general histories tend more and more to approximate, are significant from the fact that after seriously and minutely examining various religious, philosophic, and political doctrines as causes of events, as soon as they have to describe an actual historic event such as the campaign of 1812 for instance, they involuntarily describe it as resulting from an exercise of power--and say plainly that that was the result of Napoleon's will.
The biographies and special national histories are like paper money.
It reinterprets previous histories of hospital policy and questions whether current policies will reconcile competing goals of equity and choice.
The situation where you were killed but you exist now is not admitted as one of these self-consistent histories.
Save us from self-justifying histories and from moral equations that excuse our folly.
To evaluate the project Stalking Histories carried out videotape interviews with audience members to assess their responses to the marketing.
It performed yeoman service in getting the 9/11 oral histories released.
At the same time, it is important to keep cards with long histories.
People who have excellent payment histories usually get the nod to have their interest rates lowered.
The book The Live Food Factor contains dozens of case histories contributed from individuals who lost weight or healed from chronic conditions and cite raw foods as their healing catalyst.
Young Brad also looked up to his grandfather and father, two men with long basketball histories.
Perhaps Hank Williams Jr. and Willie Nelson would find it cost effective to find an attorney who gives group discounts to old timers with long histories of legal complications.
Upon admission into the college, students meet one-on-one with an academic support specialist, who verifies educational histories and assists the student in picking his or her academic or occupational major.
While those initial settlement histories may be closely related, travelers soon discover that each Caribbean cruise port of call schedule offers a look at a distinctive history and multitudes of unique opportunities for visitors to savor.
Even if the idea of shopping for something vintage seems slightly daunting at first, it will soon turn into a true pleasure perusing these beloved garments and learning about their histories and exactly what makes them so special.
Knowing family members' histories can reveal diseases you may be at risk for.
Amusement parks hold many fond memories for the guests who enjoy the excitement they offer, and abandoned amusement parks often live on with tributes, documentaries, and regional histories dedicated to their history.
The characters are alive with emotion and their own histories.
When selecting a match partner, characters with histories (good or bad) will have something to say on the character select menu when you select the portrait but before you confirm superstar status and color.
Regardless of the many histories and legends surrounding Kokopelli, he is well loved by many.
There are a plethora of Napa Valley wineries with unique personalities, histories, quality and size.
Couples who have family histories of genetic defects can undergo genetic testing and counseling to see if they are at risk for having a child with one of the lipidoses disorders.
Couples with family histories of congenital deafness may seek genetic counseling to assess the risks for their children.
Children with secure histories have been shown to be more determined, enthusiastic, and competent in problem-solving as toddlers.
School-age children with a history of secured attachment histories demonstrate an ability to be more goal-oriented and often display positive leadership skills.
There are really two histories of what is called two step dance, because the name jumped from one type of dance that is no longer done to another (the Texas Two Step or Collegiate Foxtrot) that is done.
While these are the most well-known Latin American dances, there are many other forms that have histories as old and varied.
Obituaries are short histories of a life, and can be shared by many throughout the generations.
There are also prisoner of war records for Andersonville and Fort McHenry, battle descriptions and regimental histories.
Now there are many records, family histories and databases online to help genealogists.
Larger libraries will have resources for the entire country, as well as published family histories and other research aids.
Members are encouraged to prepare family histories, both to record the information for future generations and as a source of information on which ancestors can be called to become believers in the Mormon faith.
By tracing the history of parents, grandparents and great grandparents, the researcher often discovers a fulfilling sense of self as they discover the histories of those who came before them.
However, remember that many family histories or family trees are constructed by well-meaning amateurs; so, you will still have to verify and prove the information is accurate.
Peruse the federal census from 1790 to 1930, family and local histories, pension files and PERSI, which is an index to articles in genealogical journals.
Family name histories provide their own unique way to review the history of a family name.
It contains the federal census from 1790 to 1930, local histories, pension records and PERSI, an index to genealogical articles.
The site also features biographies, Civil War records and files, family histories, church records, cemetery records and tombstone photos, obituaries, resource links, marriage records, mission records, California maps, and much more.
The site also features biographies, Civil War records and files, family histories, church records, cemetery records and tombstone photos, obituaries, resource links, marriages, mission records, California maps, and much more.
The museum includes interactive displays, oral histories, photos, objects and videos.
The way employers view criminal histories can vary greatly, even with in the same occupation.
She may testify in the courtroom about medical issues and must be extremely knowledgeable and skilled at interpreting medical data and patient histories.
Job duties common to clinical medical assistant positions include taking medical histories, preparing patients for examinations and collecting specimens for laboratory tests.
Based on your health, the insurance company groups you with other individuals who have similar health histories.
Visit the recommended sites below for more detailed histories, facts and pictures of Alcatraz Island.
There are written histories of the military, prison and Indian occupation eras, plus practical information for those planning a visit, including hours of operation, considerations, tours, and island closures.
One of the most important conversations a romantic couple can have is about their sexual histories.
These rings are known for their charm, classic styling, and one-of-a-kind histories.
The Children's Place offers customers the opportunity to join My Place by creating a shopping profile, which includes shipping and billing addresses, order histories, and payment information.
In fact, diagnosing ADHD in Children relies heavily upon a variety of assessments, tests, observations, behavior ratings scales, medical histories, and physical exams.
Haunted graveyards often feature histories of odd burials, and The Old Western Burial Grounds is no different.
Here you'll find detailed histories of marriages, relatives, and children for all the members of each soap family.
Daily updates can help, and most websites dedicated to the show provide storyline and character histories that allow new fans a greater understanding and old fans an opportunity to walk down memory lane.
They beguile viewers with their dramatic storylines, good looks and fascinating histories.
An All My Children family trees provide fans with the family ties and histories of their favorite characters.
Evidence from more than 3,000 years ago suggests that Pacific and Polynesian cultures have practiced tattooing throughout their histories.
Other uses include company histories, descriptions of product lines, services, facilities, white papers, annual reports, just about anything that can be printed can be loaded onto a CD business card.
In fact, Dean Ornish and Nathan Pritikin have made these claims, and have quite a number of case histories to back them up.
When an insurance company is considering an application for health insurance coverage for a family, it takes all family members' health histories into account.
From jazz to zydeco, R&B and gospel, musical roots in Louisiana run deep, and some major music stars trace their histories back to the state.
Dr. Drew and his staff organized numerous therapy sessions, art therapy, group and individual meetings, and other methods to help the patients come to terms with their sexual histories and tendencies.
Even before Arthur plucked Excalibur from the hand of the Lady of the Lake, these weapons have been almost characters in their own right, with names, histories and legends associated with them.
One of the amazing things about fantasy legend and myth is that many contemporary characters and concepts are derived from several different ancient ideas and histories, and such is the case with the Leo fairy.
In our histories, I'm king of the universe.
The histories and their relationship were destined to end this way.
I plan on returning to see what my brother is doing with all those histories he's not sharing.
When they left Deidre's apartment, Andre was headed to ask his half-brother, Tamer, for help researching histories for more information.
Biographical information on her and her immediate family, her own medical and employment histories, all forms she'd completed without question.
The histories of humanity – and Immortals – were passed down from angel-to-angel in the form of memories. He'd heard them mentioned before but didn't know much about angels.
The second book continues the history of his conquests, and the third contains the victory over Porus, the relations with the Brahmins, the letter to Aristotle on the wonders of India, the histories of Candace and the Amazons, the letter to Olympias on the marvels of Farther Asia, and lastly the account of Alexander's death in Babylon.
Her connexion with Port Royal should be studied in Arnauld's Memoirs, and in the different histories of that institution.
All that can be done is to form a continuous account in accord with the ancient histories, and with the original formation of the ground, so far as this has been identified by modern exploration.
They had united under their sway a number of provinces with different histories and institutions and speaking different languages, and their aim was to centralize the government.
Dixon's Histories; Pollard's Cranmer and England under Somerset; other authorities cited in Dict.
Its author made use of Eusebius's Life of Constantine, and of the histories of Rufinus, Socrates and Sozomen, and probably of Philostorgius as well.
The church history has been published frequently in connexion with the histories of Socrates, Sozomen and others, e.g.
According to Suetonius (Caesar, 56), many authorities considered Oppius to have written the histories of the Spanish, African and Alexandrian wars which are printed among the works of Caesar.
This story is open to grave suspicion, as, apart from the miracles recorded, there are wide discrepancies between the secular Portuguese histories and the narratives written or inspired by Jesuit chroniclers of the 17th century.
See also histories of modern philosophy.
I read the histories of Greece, Rome and the United States.
So the histories say, and it is all quite wrong, as anyone who cares to look into the matter can easily convince himself.
The keeper of ancient Immortal histories, Tamer was able to read scripts from the time-before-time.
The historians of culture are quite consistent in regard to their progenitors, the writers of universal histories, for if historical events may be explained by the fact that certain persons treated one another in such and such ways, why not explain them by the fact that such and such people wrote such and such books?