Thirty Years War

The Thirty Years War Produced Astonishing Casualties.

by Daniel Russ on August 10, 2016

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  The Thirty Years’ War from 1618 to 1648 produced an amazing amount of casualties. It raged between small fiefdoms of Protestants and Catholics swirling around the Holy Roman Empire or Western Rome. Eventually major powers entered the war, Spain, Sweden, Dutch forces, Germany, Saxony, Bavaria, and France all poured resources and soldiers into this […]

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The Sack of Magdenburg.

by Daniel Russ on May 3, 2013

  The Thirty Years War was a battle to end the absolute totalitarian Catholic church rule over the ways to God, as it were. It was fought primarily by the Byzantines, or the remnants of the Eastern Roman Empire who were allies with the Vatican against a series of Bohemian and Germanic states. The radical […]

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Ruminations On The Thirty Years War.

January 5, 2011

The Thirty Years War was a difficult, confused and extremely bloody confrontation between a numbers of city-states in Europe. The city-state was beginning to emerge as populations in northern Europe grew and local lords gathered armies and attacked neighbors to try and expand and solidify their own power. By 1618, the Hapsburgs had sided with […]

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