The Holy Roman Empire
by James Bryce
Publisher: The Macmillan Company 1871
Number of pages: 460
The object of this treatise is not so much to give a narrative history of the countries included in the Romano-Germanic Empire -- Italy during the middle ages, Germany from the ninth century to the nineteenth -- as to describe the Holy Empire itself as an institution or system, the wonderful offspring of a body of beliefs and traditions which have almost wholly passed away from the world.
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