Frederick Barbarossa


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Frederick Barbarossa

(ˌbɑːbəˈrɒsə)
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(Biography) official title Frederick I. ?1123–90, Holy Roman Emperor (1155–90), king of Germany (1152–90). His attempt to assert imperial rights in Italy ended in his defeat at Legnano (1176) and the independence of the Lombard cities (1183)
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Noun1.Frederick Barbarossa - Holy Roman Emperor from 1152 to 1190Frederick Barbarossa - Holy Roman Emperor from 1152 to 1190; conceded supremacy to the pope; drowned leading the Third Crusade (1123-1190)
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and the Doge Ziani, the Conqueror of the Emperor Frederick Barbarossa"; you see, the title is actually utilized to help divert attention from the Trunk; thus, as I say, nothing suggests the presence of the Trunk, by any hint, yet everything studiedly leads up to it, step by step.
One ought, indeed, to turn away from her rags, her poverty and her humiliation, and think of her only as she was when she sunk the fleets of Charlemagne; when she humbled Frederick Barbarossa or waved her victorious banners above the battlements of Constantinople.
We even made pre-sales to Romania and Bulgaria for Frederick Barbarossa, a new mini-series in production."
Ankara's central location makes it an ideal base from which to explore the many wonders of Turkey: ancient Greek and Roman sites and pathways traveled by Mongol armies, Tamerlane, the Apostle Paul, Frederick Barbarossa's crusading armies and Suleiman the Magnificent.
I learned that trade in this city has been important since 1189, when Emperor Frederick Barbarossa granted Hamburg's ships exemption from duty for the 104-km journey along the river Elbe to the sea.
If the crusade was distinctive because it was specifically a pilgrimage war, not just a holy or penitential war to Jerusalem, why were the ceremonies of taking the cross and crusaders adopting the symbols of pilgrimage repeatedly kept separate (as by Louis VII in 1147, or Frederick Barbarossa in 1188/9, and Richard I 1187/90 and Philip II 1188/90)?
first situates the Hortus within the specific history of Hohenbourg, the reform of which is directly linked to Frederick Barbarossa's intent to make amends for his father's near-destruction of the monastery.
Blumenfeld-Kosinski begins her discussion of the fourteenth century by surveying the responses to the Schism of 1159 (created by the politics of Frederick Barbarossa).
Tyerman fleshes out the leaders, men like the Christians Godfrey of Bullion and Bohemond, Frederick Barbarossa, or Richard of Anjou, and the Muslim leaders Saladin and Baybars.
It would have been worthwhile to add some suggestions about Hitler's admiration for Frederick Barbarossa and Frederick the Great as a possible parallel to Stalin's approval of some of his own predecessors.
Daughter of Roger II, one of the Norman kings of Sicily, half-sister of William I of Sicily, beloved aunt of his son William II, cousin of a usurper named Tancredi, daughter-in-law of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick Barbarossa, wife of Henry VI of Germany and mother of the brilliant but strange Frederick II, Constance, like most medieval women, is usually defined in terms of her relationships with men.
The Goksu river or the Saleph, as it was once known, has its moment in history like the Halys; it was the Goksu which claimed the life of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick Barbarossa when he tried to cross it on his way to crusade in the Holy Land.

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