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Clara Elizabeth Millerd, On the Interpretation of Empedocles (1908); Ettore
Bignone, Empedocle (1916); Jean Bollack, Empe- docle (1965). emperor,
feminine empress, title designating the sovereigns of the ancient Roman Empire
15, 1637, Vienna), Holy Roman emperor (1619-37), archduke of Austria, king of
Bohemia (1617-19, 1620-27), and king of Hungary (1618-25). He was the
leading champion of the Catholic Counter-Reformation and of absolutist rule
during the ...
After succeeding his father as duke of Swabia, Frederick was elected German
king on March 4, 1152, in Frankfurt, succeeding his uncle, Emperor Conrad III.
Frederick's contemporaries believed that, because he united in himself the blood
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