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THE DEVELOPMENT OF LATIN CHRISTENDOMby@hgwells

THE DEVELOPMENT OF LATIN CHRISTENDOM

by H.G. Wells10mFebruary 4th, 2023
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It is worth while to note the extremely shrunken dimensions of the share of the world remaining under Aryan control in the seventh and eighth centuries. A thousand years before, the Aryan-speaking races were triumphant over all the civilized world west of China. Now the Mongol had thrust as far as Hungary, nothing of Asia remained under Aryan rule except the Byzantine dominions in Asia Minor, and all Africa was lost and nearly all Spain. The great Hellenic world had shrunken to a few possessions round the nucleus of the trading city of Constantinople, and the memory of the Roman world was kept alive by the Latin of the western Christian priests. In vivid contrast to this tale of retrogression, the Semitic tradition had risen again from subjugation and obscurity after a thousand years of darkness.
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English novelist, journalist, sociologist, and historian best known for such science fiction novels as The Time Machine.

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