From 1659 onwards, these African cities, though nominally forming parts of the Turkish empire, were in fact anarchical military republics which chose their own rulers and lived by plunder.
The Arab was incurably anarchical, and was a noble who had no political idea except the tribal one.
The Christian enemies of the Mahommedans were for long weak and no less Christian anarchical than.
In 1037 is on the surface as anarchical as the Mahommedan confusion of any time.
In 1118 the important synod of Rathbressil was held, at which Ireland was divided into dioceses, this being the first formal attempt at getting rid of that anarchical state of church government which had hitherto prevailed.