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By Richard Clogg

This ebook offers a concise, illustrated advent to the historical past of contemporary Greece, from the 1st stirrings of the nationwide stream within the overdue eighteenth century to the current day. it truly is designed to supply a uncomplicated creation for normal and educational readers with very little past wisdom of the topic, and supersedes Professor Clogg's brief heritage of recent Greece which has develop into a vintage due to the fact that its preliminary e-book in 1979. This most up-to-date account is a unconditionally new publication, conceived afresh for a huge readership, within which the numerous illustrations with their wide captions shape a huge a part of the textual content.

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47–82; Samling af de danske Kongers Haandfæstninger og andre lignende Acter (Copenhagen: Bianco Luno, 1856–8), 56–65. ⁵ When Prince Christian returned to Denmark in 1512, he brought back more than just executive experience. He also brought a new family. While in Bergen in either 1507 or 1509, Christian fell in love with one Dyveke, the young and beautiful daughter of an Amsterdam merchant. He made no effort to conceal the affair, and Dyveke lived openly with the prince after their journey back to Denmark.

For at least four subsequent generations of Oldenburg rulers, the sad fate of Christian II served as an object lesson, highlighting the dangers of tyranny and the importance of collaboration with the power elite. ² ¹ In Danish, ‘Christian the Second’ (Christian den Anden) does not sound terribly dissimilar to ‘Christian the Wicked’ (Christian den Onden). ² Nils Ahnlund, ‘Kristiern II i svensk och dansk historieskrivning’, in Nils Ahnlund, Från medeltid och vasatid: Historia och kulturhistoria (Stockholm: Geber, 1920), 126–48; Paul J.

Christian III could not yet rest easy, for renewed Habsburg interest in the succession dispute threatened to bring Charles V into the war, but the conflict was over. Malmø surrendered to Christian III on 7 April 1536, and Copenhagen followed suit on 29 July. Christian III entered his capital city as a conquering lord, a rightful king who had been forced to wield fire and sword to correct his faithless subjects. ³⁴ ³² Lars Tvede-Jensen, i. 308–445. ³³ Ibid. i. 167–93. ³⁴ Ibid. ii. 86–158, 305–82; Hansen, Kejser Karl V, 156–205.

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