Voltaire - Works - Historical

Historical

  • History of Charles XII, King of Sweden (1731)
  • The Age of Louis XIV (1751)
  • The Age of Louis XV (1746–1752)
  • Annals of the Empire – Charlemagne, A.D. 742 – Henry VII 1313, Vol. I (1754)
  • Annals of the Empire – Louis of Bavaria, 1315 to Ferdinand II 1631 Vol. II (1754)
  • Essay on the Manners of Nations (or 'Universal History') (1756)
  • History of the Russian Empire Under Peter the Great (Vol. I 1759; Vol. II 1763)
  • History of the Parliament of Paris (1769)

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The Bible And History - Materials and Methods - Texts - Hebrew Bible
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Georg Heinrich Pertz
... by whom he was engaged in 1820 to edit the Carolingian chroniclers for the newly-founded Historical Society of Germany ... texts of all the more important historical writers on German affairs down to the year 1500, as well as of laws, imperial and regal archives, and other valuable ... his appointments in 1874, and died at Munich while attending the sittings of the historical commission ...
The Bible And History
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