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The Life of Frederic the Second, King of Prussia (2 volumes) Author: Dover, Lord Title: The Life of Frederic the Second, King of Prussia (2 volumes) Publication: London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, Edition: First Edition. Description: First Edition. Leather bound. 8vo. 2 volumes: [1], xii, pp; [2], viii, date: Known as the 'stupor mundi' – the wonder of the world – Holy Roman Emperor Frederick the Second led one of those extraordinary lives that was full of unimaginable drama and achievement. Born in , Frederick was the son of emperor Henry II and Constance, Queen of Sicily, who, at the age of forty, allegedly gave birth to him in a public square so no one could doubt he was her son. Volume 2 of The Life of Frederick the Second, King of Prussia, Frederick II (King of Prussia) The Life of Frederick the Second, King of Prussia: To which are Added Observations, Authentic. "The family library. No. 41[] Life of Frederic II. Vol. 1[-2]."--Spine. Frontispiece portrait of "Frederick the Great. King of Prussia. From the original in the collection of the King of England." Steel engraving by S.H. Gimber. Edition statement at head of title. Vol. 1: [3], 6 .

Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Life of Frederic the Second, king of Prussia. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, (OCoLC) Named Person: Frederick, King of Prussia; Frederick, King of Prussia; Frederick, King of Prussia: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: George Agar Ellis Dover, Baron. Author of Europe in the Eighteenth Century, – and others. Frederick II, byname Frederick the Great, German Friedrich der Grosse, (born Janu , Berlin, Prussia [Germany]—died Aug , Potsdam, near Berlin), king of Prussia (–86), a brilliant military campaigner who, in a series of diplomatic stratagems and wars against Austria and other powers, greatly enlarged Prussia’s .   Frederick II inherited the Prussian throne in and established control of Silesia in The Seven Years' War threatened to destroy Prussia's status, but ended with Silesia still in.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. The life of Frederic the Second, king of Prussia Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Title: The Life of Frederick the Second, King of Prussia. To Which are Added, Observations, Authentic Documents, and Variety of Anecdotes. Complete in Two Volumes. Author: Laveaux, Jean-Charles. Publisher: J. Debrett. Publication date: Seller Rating: % positive. Frederick II, king of Sicily (–), duke of Swabia (as Frederick VI, –35), German king (–50), and Holy Roman emperor (–50). A Hohenstaufen, he pursued his dynasty’s imperial policies against the papacy and the Italian city-states. He also joined in the Sixth Crusade (–29). The book is lengthy and covers all facets of Frederick's life. Fraser focuses, in particular, on Frederick's central role in European diplomacy as well as on various issues of succession. I found the chapters covering Frederick's military campaigns and battles to be enjoyable but lacking the type of detail and military analysis I was hoping for/5(17).