With Fire and Sword

With Fire and Sword

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"[...]better known to scholars than any people, perhaps, of similar numbers in Europe. The main interest in them at present is confined to their language, which, though very valuable to the philologist and beautiful in itself, has never been used in government or law, and has but one book considered as belonging to literature, --"The Four Seasons" by Donaleitis. Though small, the Lithuanian country, ruled by a number of petty princes, was as much given to anarchy as larger aggregations of men. United for a time under Mindog by reason of pressure from outside, the Lithuanians rose first to prominence under Gedimin (1315-1340), who in a quarter of a century was able to substitute himself for the petty princes of western Russia and extend his power to the south of Kieff. Gedimin was followed by Olgerd, who with his uncle Keistut ruled till 1377; during which time the domains of the Lithuanian[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 154g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 150753891X
  • 9781507538913

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