The Prince of India: Or, Why Constantinople Fell

The Prince of India: Or, Why Constantinople Fell

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by Lew Wallace
     
 

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FROM THE AUTHOR OF BEN-HUR, A TALE OF FAITH AND THE EAST. It was not his first visit to Mecca. But the purpose in mind gave the journey a new zest; and nothing in the least indicative of the prevalent spirit of the Hajj escaped him. Hundreds of years ago he smote Christ on his way to the Cross -- and for that act he was blessed and pained to wait and meet His second

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FROM THE AUTHOR OF BEN-HUR, A TALE OF FAITH AND THE EAST. It was not his first visit to Mecca. But the purpose in mind gave the journey a new zest; and nothing in the least indicative of the prevalent spirit of the Hajj escaped him. Hundreds of years ago he smote Christ on his way to the Cross -- and for that act he was blessed and pained to wait and meet His second coming, wandering through the centuries undying and drawn thin and weary. Fifty years ago, disgusted with the endless strife between Islam and Christianity, he went to Japan to be shut of it. There, in a repentant hour, he had conceived the idea of a Universal Religious Brotherhood, with God for its accordant principle; and he was now returned to present and urge the compromise. . . .

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ISBN-13:
9781412177559
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Publication date:
04/21/2010
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
No character to relate to: no substance to embrace. Runciman's 153: The Fall of Constantinople was eminently readable. I had hoped this would be an equally engaging account of the demise of a major civilization. Alas, I archived it after 20 pages.