At Beyrout , speculators occasionally put off with Syrian curiosities - chaplets of
olive - stones , from the Mount of Olives ; cedar cones from Lebanon , A MONTH
AT CONSTANTINOPLE . A MONTH AT CONSTANTINOPLE . 210 A MONTH AT ...
Author: Albert Smith
This is a travel diary describing Constantinople. The author includes an appendix with travel tips, including his exact expenses for each day--travel, food, courier, etc.--and advice on what helpful items to carry, specific people to hire, routes to take, where to buy clothes, etc. The remainder contains anecdotes similar to those found in other British traveler diaries.
The plotters' hopes had already been raised by the near success, some months
earlier, of Indian Army mutineers from the Singapore garrison in seizing control of
the British colony there. Disaffected troops, their grievances inflamed by Ghadr ...
Author: Peter Hopkirk
Publisher: Hachette UK
Under the banner of a Holy War, masterminded in Berlin and unleashed from Constantinople, the Germans and the Turks set out in 1914 to foment violent revolutionary uprisings against the British in India and the Russians in Central Asia. It was a new and more sinister version of the old Great Game, with world domination as its ultimate aim. Here, told in epic detail and for the first time, is the true story behind John Buchan's classic wartime thriller Greenmantle, recounted through the adventures and misadventures of the secret agents and others who took part in it. It is an ominously topical tale today in view of the continuing turmoil in this volatile region where the Great Game has never really ceased.
After a month of reluctance he was at length installed as bishop. In May 381 the
second General Council of the Church was assembled by the order of the
Emperor Theodosius at Constantinople. It reasserted the creed of Nicæa,
Author: William Holden Hutton
Publisher: Good Press
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