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Gustavus Adolphus in Germany and other lectures on the Thirty years" war.

Richard Chenevix Trench

Gustavus Adolphus in Germany and other lectures on the Thirty years" war.

by Richard Chenevix Trench

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gustaf -- II, -- Adolf, -- King of Sweden, -- 1594-1632.,
  • Thirty Years" War, 1618-1648.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination194 p.
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19333784M

      Among the persons whose genius, heroism and force of character influenced events, and won commanding game, in the seventeenth century, Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden is justly regarded of the first. The War of Thirty Years, a long and terrible struggle between Catholicism and 5/5(1).   “Lion of the North” Gustavus Adolphus and the Thirty Years’ War: Victories and Downfall – Part II [Read Part I] This is the recounting of the dramatic life of the “The Golden King” and “The Lion of the North” Gustav Adolf, and the Swedish Empire during stormaktstiden – “the Great Power era”.

    71 books based on 16 votes: The Thirty Years War by C.V. Wedgwood, The Thirty Years War: Europe's Tragedy by Peter H. Wilson, The Thirty Years War by Geo. The Thirty Years' War (–) was fought primarily in what is now Germany, and at various points involved most countries in was one of the most destructive conflicts in European history.. The origins of the conflict and goals of the participants were complex, and no single cause can accurately be described as the main reason for the fighting.

    Gustavus Adolphus during the Thirty increased Years' War. Gustavus firepower with field guns, the double salvo and brigades in arrow formation. He also increased mobility and used the cavalry charge. Yet, though the battle of Breitenfeld in is usually cited as the triumph of new tactics over old, what is striking about the. The Thirty Years' War was a war fought primarily in Central Europe between and One of the most destructive conflicts in human history, it resulted in eight million fatalities not only from military engagements but also from violence, famine, and plague. Casualties were overwhelmingly and disproportionately inhabitants of the Holy Roman Empire, most of the rest being battle deaths.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Trench, Richard Chenevix, Gustavus Adolphus in Germany and other lectures on the thirty years' war. Gustavus Adolphus in Germany and other lectures on the Thirty years' war. London, Macmillan, (OCoLC) Named Person: Gustav, King of Sweden; Gustav, King of Sweden; Gustaf, King of Sweden: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Richard Chenevix Trench.

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Gustavus Adolphus in Germany, and Other Lectures on the Thirty Years' War, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive. As the Thirty Years War began to rage through Germany, Gustavus Adolphus wanted to join in the conflict, but he could not do it alone.

If his troops were engaged in Germany, the undefended homeland would be attacked by Poland, or another of Sweden’s unfriendly Catholic neighbors.

The book was a good general overview of the Thirty Years War and Gustavus’ contemporary generals. Dodge then covers the campaigns of several other generals ending with Marlborough and Prince Eugen. The book tries to cover too much ground, and while lengthy, does not go into the details of the battles like other military history books/5(21).

The Thirty Years’ War, of which Gustavus Adolphus was the greatest hero, was the result of those religious agitations which the ideas of Luther produced. It was the struggle to secure religious liberty,–a warfare between Catholic and Protestant Germany.

“Lion of the North” Gustavus Adolphus and the Thirty Years’ War: Fighting the Holy Roman Empire – Part I On 9 DecemberGustav II Adolf was born.

From the time of his birth until his coronation, his upbringing involved many lessons in politics, literature, military science, and Author: Cam Rea.

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The Thirty Years’ War was a 17th-century religious conflict fought primarily in central Europe. It remains one of the longest and most brutal wars in human. It was the time of Gustavus Adolphus, the Hapsburg Emperor Ferdinand II, Cardinal Richelieu, Albrecht von Wallenstein, terrible battles, starvation, social collapse, and intolerable rich Schiller ( to ) was a German poet, philosopher, historian, and playwright.5/5(2).

The most important historiographical debate pertaining to Gustavus Adolphus in the Thirty Years’ War is, in fact, one that is not even discussed until —the “military revolution” debate. Even afterother historians of Gustavus or the Thirty Years’ War do not immediately debate the “military revolution” theory.

“Lion of Midnight” (that is, of the North). Also known as Gustav II and Gustav Adolph. King of Sweden, military reformer, statesman, and greatest general of the Thirty Years' War ().

Gustavus was crowned at age 17 when his father, Karl IX, died prematurely in the. AP Euro Important People for Midterm. STUDY. PLAY. Gustavus Adolphus. Swedish general in the Thirty Years War, fought in the Swedish Phase of the War, he is a devout Lutheran and fights because he wants to support Protestants, his army has superior muskets and warm uniforms and are well disciplined.

They win battles at Breitenfeld and Lutzen. Gustavus Adolphus: A History of the Art of War from Its Revival After the Middle Ages to the End of the Spanish Succession War, with a Detailed Account of the Campaigns of the Great Swede, and of the Most Famous Campaign of Turenne, Condé, Eugene and Marlborough, Volume 2 Great captains.

Gustavus Adolphus faced big problems when he came to the Swedish throne in The million Swedes were surrounded by enemies with 14 times their population.

And his country was at war with. Europe During the Thirty Years War - Book I of II book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The massive history of Europe During the /5(15). Gustavus Adolphus in Germany and other lectures on the thirty years' war.

(London, K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & co., ltd., ), by Richard Chenevix Trench (page images at HathiTrust) Die schlacht bei Breitenfeld am 7. september   The Swedish army was a product of several military reforms and innovations. The standard formation in use in Europe in those days was based on that used by King Carlos of Spain—the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V.

His grandmother, Isabella I of Casti. Gustavus Adolphus in Germany and other lectures on the Thirty years' war. (London: Macmillan, ), by Richard Chenevix Trench (page images at HathiTrust) Gustave Adolf and the Thirty Years' War: an historical novel / by Z.

Topelius ; translated by Selma Borg and Marie A. Brown.Gustavus Adolphus Day (Swedish: Gustav Adolfsdagen) is celebrated in Sweden and some other countries on 6 November in memory of King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden, who was killed on that date in at the Battle of Lützen in the Thirty Years' War.

The day is named for the king and is a general flag day in Sweden and in Finland. The day was formerly celebrated with torchlight processions and Date: 6 November.He used salvos (multiple ranks firing at once) and ordered standard caliber muskets instead of arquebuses and heavy muskets.

He used artillery in offensive battles. He brought back the use of .