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character of Philip II

John C. Rule

character of Philip II

the problem of moral judgments in history. Edited with an introd. by John C. Rule and John J. TePaske.

by John C. Rule

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Published by Heath in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philip -- II, -- King of Spain, -- 1527-1598.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    SeriesProblems in European civilization
    ContributionsTePaske, John Jay.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 103 p. ;
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18934520M

    This book establishes Philip's legitimate and deserved place in military history, which, until now, has been largely minimized in favor of his son by the classicist writers who have dominated the field of ancient biography. Richard Gabriel, renowned military historian, has . Philip II of Macedon ( - BC) was king of Macedon from to BC. When he rose to the throne Macedon had suffered recent defeats against the Illyrians, Paionians and Thracians.

      Philip II of Spain Richard Fitzsimmons Strathallan School. There are four different characters named Philip mentioned in the Bible. 1-The Philip mentioned in Matthew This was Herod Antipas’ half-brother, a son of Herod the Great and Mariamne (II)— not Herod Philip the Tetrarch (v. 1), a son of Herod the Great and Cleopatra. Salome was the daughter of this Herod and had been disinherited by his father Herod the Great and lived a.

    Korean-American character actor Philip Ahn played hundreds of Chinese and Japanese characters during a long career. He was born in Los Angeles in (though is the year usually given, U.S. government records confirm that Ahn was born in ), the son of a Korean diplomat.   Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip - Books of Style - Two new books help readers appreciate this complex pair in the year of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. - The New York Times. PRINCE PHILIP by Philip EadeKirkus Book Reviews. Read the Kirkus Review of PRINCE PHILIP The Turbulent Early Life of the Man Who Married Queen Elizabeth II.


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The author studies the complexity of Philip's character and, most importantly, his christian messianism which governed a over ambitious and open ended foreign policy. This element of ideological primacy combined with the need to control everything are the threads that entangled Philip's epic reign.

Parker does end his biography by noting that /5(33). The book gives a good overview on Philip II's numerous wives and children (he was married 4 times and some of his children were stillborn). It also allows one to understand the period under which the Netherlands was ruled by the Spanish as well as of the "taming" of the New World, as well as the aftermath of the Armada disaster/5(3).

Book First, Chapters I, II, III, and IV; Book First, Chapters IV, V, and VI character but that this will not entirely dictate her history—outside events will form her future as much as her character. Philip has not come to the Deane's because he had gone on a sketching expedition without telling anyone and won't arrive back for twelve.

Philip II Augustus (French: Philippe Auguste; 21 August – 14 July ) was the King of France from until his death. A member of the House of Capet, Philip Augustus was born at Gonesse in the Val-d'Oise, the son of Louis VII and his third wife, Adela of Champagne.

Philip II (Spanish: Felipe II; 21 May – 13 September ) was King of Spain (–98), King of Portugal (–98, as Philip I, Portuguese: Filipe I), King of Naples and Sicily (both from ), and jure uxoris King of England and Ireland (during his marriage to Queen Mary I from to ).

He was also Duke of Milan, and fromlord of the Seventeen Provinces of the : Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor. Christopher Marlowe (–), English playwright and poet, has appeared in works of fiction since the nineteenth century.

He was a contemporary of William Shakespeare, and has been suggested as an alternative author of Shakespeare's works, an idea not accepted in mainstream scholarship. Marlowe, alleged to have been a government spy and frequently claimed to have been homosexual, was. Philip Wakem is perhaps the most intelligent and perceptive character of The Mill on the Floss.

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In general, Philip II of Spain has not fared well at the hands of historians: he is often represented as a somber, Machiavellian figure, the famed ""black spider"" working night and day to expand the Spanish Empire and to reimpose Catholicism on a European continent split by the Reformation.

Although there is some truth to this portrait of Philip, Geoffrey Parker's biographical study attempts. King Philip II of Spain has appeared in the following books: The Silver Skull (Swords of Albion, #1) edit descriptions of this character Rate this book.

Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. More Characters. Christopher Marlowe. Will : Mark Chadbourn. BornPhilip II descended from other heroic cham­pions of the Faith: St.

Louis IX of France, St. Fernando III of Castile, and Isabella of Spain, the last crusader, who was Philip’s great-grand­mother. Thanks to Isabella, Spain, in Philip’s time, was a unified country — a strong and staunch defender of the Catholic Church.

Spain - Spain - Philip II: When Charles abdicated his various lands (–56), Philip II (–98) succeeded to all his father’s dominions except Germany. His empire in Europe, now without the imperial title, was still only a loose union of independent states recognizing the same head.

Philip, a great traditionalist, was not the man to inspire his different subjects with a new unifying. Philip II of Macedon by Fotogeniss (CC BY-SA) In ancient Greece, the Three Fates (Clotho, Lacheses and Atropos) who spun, measured and cut the thread of a human life were considered an implacable force (it is written that not even Zeus, the king of the gods, could change their course).Author: Joshua J.

Mark. British author Philip Kerr introduced his series character, World War II-era Berlin private eye Bernie Gunther, in March Violets. He wrote two sequels over the next couple of years (The Pale Criminal and A German Requiem), but then abruptly discontinued the series, instead producing a succession of standalone thrillers.

His most recent novel, Field Gray, is out this month. Credit: Lindsey Parnaby. Philip III, –, king of Spain, Naples, and Sicily (–) and, as Philip II, king of Portugal (–); son and successor of Philip II of Spain.

He was as pious as his father, but lacked his intelligence and capacity for work. Preferring to pursue his own pleasure, Philip left the actual government to. Philip obeyed and on the way, he met the Ethiopian eunuch, who was sitting in his chariot, reading from the book of Isaiah the prophet.

Philip was instructed to go to the chariot and stay near it. He ran up to it, and asked the man if he understood what he was reading.

This biography of Philip II of Spain uses his personal papers to paint an intimate portrait of the individual who played an important part in shaping the modern world. The book describes Philip's inability to trust anyone, his obsessions with religion and magic, his family relations and more.5/5(2).

The Gospel of Philip. By Mary Jane Chaignot. This Gospel is attributed to Philip primarily because he is the only named Apostle.

Nothing in the text explicitly states that he wrote this book, but scholars are quick to point out that none of the canonical Gospels explicitly name their authors, either. The death of Philip Kerr last year was a tragic loss for the crime fiction world.

The author of over 30 books since his debut inKerr is best known for his 14 novels novels featuring ex-cop turned private detective Bernhard ‘Bernie’ Gunther, who finds his progress up the ranks of the Berlin Kriminalpolizei interrupted by the rise of the National Socialist German Workers’ Party.

Philip II was born onin Valladolid, was the son of Charles V—the reigning Holy Roman emperor—and Isabella of was prepared to succeed Charles almost from birth. As a child, Philip sometimes received secret memoranda from his father reminding him of the responsibility he bore as his father’s successor and warning him to be wary of advisers.

Philip James DeFranco Jr. Is an American video blogger and YouTube personality. He is most notable for The Philip DeFranco Show, usually abbreviated as PDS, a news show centered on current events, politics, pop culture, and celebrity gossip in which he voices his opinion, often presented in a satirical manner and with frequent jump cuts to create a fast-paced feel.

InRidley Scott loosely adapted Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? into the classic science fiction film Blade Runner, a detective story that kept the novel’s dark aesthetic, odd symbolism, and meditations on sequel, Blade Runner on the horizon, there’s no better time to get acquainted with the author of the : Sam Reader.

Shedding completely new light on most aspects of Philip's private life and, in consequence, on his public actions, the book is the definitive portrayal of Philip II.

Henry Kamen has been professor of the Higher Council for Scientific Research in Barcelona since Charles and Philip: the education of a Christian prince --Philip II: character, family, interests --The Catholic monarchy of Philip II --Philip II, the court of Madrid and the government of the monarchy --Philip II, Europe and the world.

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