Download PDF by Chris Stewart, Ted Stewart: The Miracle of Freedom: Seven Tipping Points That Saved the

By Chris Stewart, Ted Stewart

ISBN-10: 1606417185

ISBN-13: 9781606417188

Publish 12 months note: First released January 1st 2011
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To what will we owe the nice privilege of freedom?
• To a handful of Greek squaddies and their naval commanders in a life-or-death disagreement with the Persians in 480 bc?
• To a small band of Frankish infantrymen who stood opposed to the conquering armies of Islam greater than 1,300 years ago?
• To the folk of serious Britain who refused to give up to the overpowering strength of Hitler's 3rd Reich?

Today, fewer than 12 of the 193 nations on the earth have a democratic executive that has survived for greater than fifty years. So, what remarkable occasions in historical past have made it attainable for us to get pleasure from self-rule and private liberty? And what function has the hand of God performed in securing that freedom?

In this extraordinary new e-book, bestselling authors Chris Stewart and Ted Stewart spotlight seven miracles that modified the process the area. Skillfully weaving tale vignettes with historic motives, they confirm that heritage may were dramatically altered if anybody of those occasions had grew to become out in a different way.

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From the first section several statements are important for putting the second section in its proper context. And the first such thing is Orbini&s explanation of the origins of all the Slavs. He repeated the opinion of several authors that Scandinavia was the cradle of all the nations, and thus, of the Slavs as well. The Slavs, however, were not known in history under that name, but rather as the ^^Goths&&. Orbini thus assigns to the Slavs a Gothic theory about the origins of the Slavs, namely that the Goths are Slavs: the identification of the Slavs with the Goths is found in The Chronicle of the Priest of Dioclea.

E. it is written with an in-built message> it is a manifestation of Dubrovnik&s belief in the revival of the fortunes of the ªSouthº Slavs, and thus a manifesto of Dubrovnik&s own brand of PanSlavism usually referred to as ^Slavism& ªslovinstvoº. Îivo Gundulic;&s Osman is both a Pan-Slav and an anti-Turkish epic. It is an epic which is structured around the central theme of the Wheel of Fortune ªkolo od srec;eº. This central metaphor is extremely common in medieval and Renaissance literatures of both the East (Byzantium) and the West,17 but nowhere is it stated more powerfully than in the very opening verses of Gundulic;&s Osman> Ah, what are thou boasting of, O vain human arrogance$ The more thou spreadest thy wings, The lower wilt thou fall!

Ivo Gundulic;&s Osman is both a Pan-Slav and an anti-Turkish epic. It is an epic which is structured around the central theme of the Wheel of Fortune ªkolo od srec;eº. This central metaphor is extremely common in medieval and Renaissance literatures of both the East (Byzantium) and the West,17 but nowhere is it stated more powerfully than in the very opening verses of Gundulic;&s Osman> Ah, what are thou boasting of, O vain human arrogance$ The more thou spreadest thy wings, The lower wilt thou fall!

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