Facts about Henri Pirenne

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Henri Pirenne was a famous Historian from Belgium, who lived between December 23, 1862 and October 25, 1935.

Our collection contains 3 quotes who is written / told by Henri.

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Famous quotes by Henri Pirenne (3)


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"The cause of the break with the tradition of antiquity was the rapid and unexpected advance of Islam. The result of this advance was the final separation of East from West, and the end of the Mediterranean unity"
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"The Germanic invasions in the West could not and did not in any way alter this state of affairs"
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"The Germanic invasions destroyed neither the Mediterranean unity of the ancient world, nor what may be regarded as the truly essential features of the Roman culture as it still existed in the 5th century, at a time when there was no longer an Emperor in the West"


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