Frederick Barbarossa

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Frederick Barbarossa Holy Roman Emperor from 1152 to 1190; conceded supremacy to the pope; drowned leading the Third Crusade (1123-1190)
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Usage

In literature:

Also, whiles Frederick Barbarossa reigned Emperor, A.D. 1160, there came certain other Indians upon the coast of Germany.
"Voyages in Search of the North-West Passage" by Richard Hakluyt
According to the general statements of history, the Minnesingers began their career in the time of Frederick Barbarossa, of Germany.
"Woman's Work in Music" by Arthur Elson
Charlemagne, Barbarossa and Frederick the Great are all exhibited as great men to be emulated.
"Face to Face with Kaiserism" by James W. Gerard
Above this is a magnificent chandelier, reminiscent of another in the church at Hildesheim, the gift of the Emperor Frederick Barbarossa.
"The Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine" by Francis Miltoun
When he heard of the "Luisenstift" his face fell, for he had intended teasing her about Frederick Barbarossa.
"Two Royal Foes" by Eva Madden
Barbarossa, see Frederick I, Emperor.
"A Short History of Italy" by Henry Dwight Sedgwick
Upon Pomerania and Mecklenburg, the fiefs of which were granted by Frederick Barbarossa.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 8 (of 10)" by Fran├žois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
THE REIGN OF FREDERICK I., BARBAROSSA.
"A History of Germany" by Bayard Taylor
There's not one stone left on another in Milan since Frederick Barbarossa took the city.
"In the Days of the Guild" by Louise Lamprey
Frederick, called Barbarossa, who was the tool of the Pope on this occasion, became the next victim to his barbarity.
"Popery! As it Was and as it Is Also, Auricular Confession; And Popish Nunneries" by William Hogan
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