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In 1159 one of these new military families, the Taira, seized control of the court.
Thirty years later, the Taira were in turn overthrown by another military family, the
Minamoto, who retained the court at KyOto but established their own military ...
His military prowess and attractive personality earned him the reputation of a
hero, but an early death cut short the fulfillment of his grandiose ambitions. The
future victor of Lepanto was born out of wedlock to the emperor Charles V and ...
March 24, 1869, Passy), general and military critic and historian whose
systematic attempt to get at the principles of warfare made him one of the
founders of modern military thought. Jomini began his military career by offering
his services as a ...
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This is the 198215th Edition, in two halves, with the Macropaedia and the Micropaedia. First published in 1768, the publisher is the oldest English-language encyclopedia still in print. Two Scottish ... Read full review