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...A speech delivered to the consistory by Anton Florian, Count of Lichtenstein, the Imperial Ambassador to the Vatican, on 12 February 1691, exhorting the cardinals to elect a successor to Pope Alexander VIII, who had died on 1 February, ‘cum...
...Italian manuscript, with watermark of coat of arms displaying bird, untrimmed, in wrappers. Probably composed during the pontificate of Gregory XIII (1572-1585), who spared no efforts to further an expedition against the Turks, and who sent...
...A fictional account of a pilgrimage made by one Dario Lobondo of Alexandria to Santiago de Compostela. On arriving in Galicia, Dario finds himself caught up in a battle between the Christian king of Galicia and the Moorish king of Spain...
...It is one of the literary initiatives to unite the Christian forces against the Ottoman threat. It is published in 1523, in the aftermath of Süleyman I's conquest of Belgrade in 1521. That was harbinger of his major campaign against...
...The first edition, by Alexander Russell, a Scottish physician to the Levant Company in Aleppo, appeared in a single volume in 1756. In 1740, Russell was appointed to the English Factory (trading center) in Aleppo, where he became the chief...
...First edition of this appeal to Pope Adrian VI written from Split in the aftermath of the capture of Belgrade by Suleiman I in August 1521. "Our towns and villages are in flames," he writes, "the crops ruined...our churches have been turned...
...A speech persuading Louis XIV to join European efforts at fighting the Turks, spuriously attributed to the most famous of seventeenth-century military leaders and actually a piece of German propaganda against French relations...