The Historians' History of the World Volume 25

The Historians' History of the World Volume 25

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...of Paris (1763), 23 223; La Salle descends to the gulf (1682), 23. 77; boundary of Massachusetts extended to, 23, 239; navigation of, surrendered to Spain (1786), 23, 289. Mississippi Bubble, a financial scheme of John Law to pay off the national debt of France; main treatment, 12, 12-17; 23, 83; revival, 12, 32-33. Missolonghi. town in Greece; in war of Greek independence, 21, 534; 24, 230. Missouri, state of United States of America; acquired by United States from France as part of Louisiana Purchase (1803), 23, 318; territory established (1812), 23, 347; struggle over admission to Union, 23, 347-348; Missouri compromise; admitted as a state (1821), 23, 349; secession of, prevented (1861), 23, 421-422; Fremont s "Emancipation Proclamation" in (1861), 23, 422. Missouri Compromise, a political agreement regarding the extension of slavery; accepted by the senate, 23, 348; repealed by Kansas-Nebraska bill, 23, 392. Missunde, town in Germany; battle of (1850), IB, 450. Mitanni or Mitania (Naharain, A ram-Nab a rain), Aramaean state; relations with Mitara Egypt, 1, 60; wars with Egypt, 1, 132, 137-138, 144, 150; Hittite supremacy in, 1, 142; accepts Babylonian civilisation, 1,311; in alliance with Babylonia, 1,364. Mitara, Sancho, see Sancho Mitara. Mitare, city in Russia; siege of (1704), 17, 273 Mitchel, John (1815-1875), Irish revolutionist; policy of, 21, 448. Mithra, Persian deity; position in Zoroastrian system, 2, 566. Mithridates I, king of Parthia, see Aisaces VI. Mithridates (II) "the Great," king of Parthia; see Arsaces IX. Mithridates III, king of Parthia, see Arsaces XIII. Mithridates (VI) Eupator (131-63 B.C.), king of Pontus; kingdom and character of, 5, 421. 473; opposes Rome, 2, 375; first war with Rome...show more

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  • Paperback | 564 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 29mm | 993g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236926471
  • 9781236926470