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THE

HISTORY

OF THE

DECLINE AND FALL

OF THE

ROMAN EMPIRE.

BY EDWARD GIBBON, ESQ.

FOUKTH AMERICAN FROM THE LAST LONDON EDITION.

COMPLETE IN SIX VOLUMES.

VOL. VI.

New-York:

PRINTED BY J. & J. HARPER, FOR

GOLLINS & HANNAY, E. DUYCKINCK, COLLINS & CO., E. BLISS & E. WHITE,
AND W. A. BARTOW.-PHILADELPHIA, W. W. WOODWARD,

JOHN GRIGG, AND R. H. SMALL.

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CONTENTS OF THE SIXTH VOLUME.

A. D.

PAGE A. D.

PAGE

1097--1118. Success of Alexius..... 9 | And City of Jerusalem........

Expeditions by Land......... 11 1188 The third Crusade, by Sea......

1101 The first Crusade............

ib. 1159–1191. Siege of Acre..........

1147 The second, of Conrad III. and 11191, 1192. Richard of England, in

Louis VII......

Palestine.................

1199 The tbird, of Frederic I........ ib. 1192 His Treaty and Departure......

Their numbers...

ib, 1193 Death of Saladin..............

Passage through the Greek Em 1198–1216. Innocent III.........

pire.......................

131203 The fourth Crusade.........

Turkish Warfare..............

15 1218 The Fifth......

Obstinacy of the Enthusiasm of | 1228 The Emperor Frederic II. in Pa-

the Crusades.......

17

lestine........

1091–1153. Character and Mission of 1243 Invasion of the Carizmians....

St. Bernard................

....

26. 1245-1294.

ib. 1248—1254. St. Louis, and the sixth

t

Progress of the Mahometans.... 19

Crusade........

The Attabeks of Syria........ ib. 1249 He takes Damietta...

1127–1145. Zenghi........

ib. 1250 His Captivity in Egypt. ........

1145—1174. Noureddin ......... ib. 1270 His death before Tunis, in the

1163–1169. Conquest of Egypt by the

seventh Crusade...........

Turks .......

21/1250–1517. The Mamalukes of Egypt 43

1171 End of the Fatimnite Caliphs.... 23 1269 Loss of Antioch...............

1171-1193. Keign and Character of 1291 The Loss of Acre and the Holy

Saladin....................

24

Land...........

1187 His Conquest of the Kingdom.. 26 |

Schism of the Greeks and Latins-- State of Constantinople-Revolt of the Bulgarians--

Isaac Angelus dethroned by his Brother Alerius-Origin of the Fourth Crusade-Alli-

ance of the French and Venetians with the Son of Isaac-Their Naval Expedition to
Constantinople-The two Sieges and final Conquest of the Cily by the Latins.

::.. 11 2

Elder...................

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