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Barbarossa

An Historical Novel of the XII Century.

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Author: Conrad von Bolanden (Joseph Eduard Konrad Bischoff)
Published: 1862
Language: English
Wordcount: 113,448 / 339 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 40.5
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,296
Added to site: 2010.08.23
mnybks.net#: 28775
Origin: gutenberg.org
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e centre stood the Imperial tent, and around it, in order of rank, those of the princes. Streets at right angles divided the various quarters of this city of canvas, and to avoid all danger of collisions, the Germans and Italians were encamped on opposite sides of the river. Frederic had invited four of the most celebrated juris consults of Bologna, and had given them as coadjutors twenty-eight counsellors from the other Lombard towns, in order to investigate and define thoroughly the origin and spirit of their statute laws and their oral traditions.

From his throne, Frederic opened the assembly with a solemn discourse.

"Called to the supreme power, by the grace of God," said he, "our task is to elevate the courage of the good, to restrain and punish the evil-doer. At the close of the late campaign which we have terminated so fortunately; the pacification of the country demands our earnest attention, for it is only simple justice that we should protect, by our arms, the people who are g

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