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Reign and Character of Amurath the Second–Crusade of Ladislaus, King of
Huagary.—His Defeat and Death.-john Humiades.—Scanderbeg.—Constantine
PalŠologus last Emperor of the East. A. D. Page 1428–1492. Comparison of
o P. jury; and the victory of Amurath was followed, -- in the ensuing spring, by the
siege of Constantinople *. - Siege of The religious merit of subduing the city of the
so Caesars, attracted from Asia a crowd of volunteers, Amurath who aspired to ...
“Sultan Murad, or Amurath, lived forty-nine, “ and reigned thirty years, six months,
and eight “ days. He was a just and valiant prince, of a “great soul, patient of
labours, learned, merciful, “religious, charitable; a lover and encourager of “the ...
With such unequal arms, Scanderbeg resisted twenty-three years the powers of
the Ottoman empire; and two conquerors, Amurath the Second, and his greater
son, were repeatedly baffled by a rebel, whom they pursued with seeming ...
Amurath retired with shame and loss from the walls C H A P. of Croya, the castle
and residence of the Castriots; , the march, the siege, the retreat, were harassed
by a vexatious, and almost invisible adversary"; and the disappointment might ...
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