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Reign and Character of Mahomet the Second—sige, As*ault, and final Conquest
of Constantinople by the Turks. -Death of Constantine Palaeologus.—Servitude
of the Greeks.-Extinction of the Roman Empire in the East.— Consternation of ...
Her name (most probably corrupted) was Zampea. She had accompanied, and
alone remained with her mistress at Constantinople, where her prudence,
erudition, and politeness, deserved the praises of the Greeks themselves, (
His eldest son Andronicus, the regent of Constantinople, was repeatedly urged to
exhaust every resource; and, even by stripping the churches, to extricate his
father from captivity and disgrace. But the unnatural youth was insensible of the ...
+ Although I cannot stop to quote Syropulus for every fact, I will observe, that the
navigation of the Greeks from Constantinople to Venice and Ferrara is contained
in the 4th section, (p. 67–160.), and that the historian has the uncommon talent ...
... on this subject of my own impartial indifference ; but I must think that the Greeks
were strongly supported, by the prohibition of the council of Chalcedon, against
adding any article whatsoever to the creed of Nice, or rather of Constantinople *.
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