Historical researches on the wars and sports of the Mongols and Romans : in which elephants and wild beasts were employed or slain, and the remarkable local agreement of history with the remains of such animals found in Europe and Siberia / By John Ranking.

Published
  • London : Printed for the author and sold by Longmans, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green [etc.] 1826
Physical description
xvi, 516 p : ill. (plates, fold. maps) ; 28 cm.
Notes
  • "List of books referred to" : p. 511-515.
Genre
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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Historical researches on the wars and sports of the Mongols and Romans : in which elephants and wild beasts were employed or slain : and the remarkable local agreement of history with the remains of such animals found in Europe and Siberia / by John Ranking.

Published
  • London : Printed for the author and sold by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green [and by] Kingsbury, Parbury, and Allen [and by] G. Lawford 1826
Physical description
xv, 516 p., plates : map (folded) ; 29 cm.
Local notes
  • Signed by Charles Willing, Philadelphia, 1919.
  • Owen Lattimore Library.
Notes
  • Contains: Life of Genghis Khan, his unparalleled conquests - Life of the Grand Khan Kublai: life of Tamerlane: their battles; splendid courts; and grand hunting expeditions - Siberia described in summer; Mongol sovereigns; invasions from China and Bangalla; battles; rich tombs - Conquest of Russia by a grandson of Genghis Khan - Fisheries of the walrus, called mammoth by Siberians: errors arising therefrom - Roman wars and sports with elephants and wild beasts - History of Roman Britain, ending A.D. 247: York the head quarters of the Roman Empire for three years - British emperors; powerful fleet - Mines; wealth; amphitheatres - Conquest of Gaul and Spain by the British emperor Maximus.
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Language
  • English

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Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Library: Main Library RL 124.1
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