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who fortified the Dardanelles against the Russians, describes in a lively, and
even comic strain, his own prowess, and the consternation of the Turks. But that
adventurous traveller docs not possess the art of gaining our confidence. LXVIII.
C H. A. P. LXVIII. *-y- Mahomet II. forms the siege of Constantinople. A. D. 1453,
April 6. prayers the assistance of earth and heaven. But the invisible powers were
deaf to his supplications; and Christendom beheld with indifference the fall of ...
In the LXVIII. \-/-4 C H A P. LXVIII. many of the citizens, or. army that besieged
Constantinople, Leonardus Chiensis reckons no more than 15,000 Janizaries. of
the Greeks. c H. A p. LXVIII. *-Y- moditate loci primum hostes OF THE ROMAN ...
The six miles of Phranza do not exceed four English miles, (d'Anville, Mesures
Itineraires, p. 61. 123. &c.). LXVIII. \-Y-4 Siege of Constantinople by Mahontt II.
A. D. 1453, April 6– May 29. or sallied into the field; but they soon discovered,
In the course of a single night, this Turkish fleet painfully climbed the hill, steered
over the plain, and was launched from the declivity into the shallow waters of the
harbour, LXVIII. \-yC H A P. LXVIII. *-v- harbour, far above the molestation OF ...
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