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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 ...
... of a truce, than he perfidiously violated the treaty ; imposed a contribution of ten
millions of gold; and animated his troops to chastise the posterity of those Syrians
who had executed, or approved the murder of the grandson of Mahomet.
Mahomet I. A. D." I 4 13– 14 a 1. of Soliman. In a reign of three years and a half,
his troops were victorious against the Christians of Hungary and the Morea; but
Mousa was ruined by his timorous disposition and unseasonable clemency.
But the last and most glorious action of his life was the defence of Belgrade
against the powers of Mahomet the Second in person. After a siege of forty days,
the Turks, who had already entered the town, were compelled to retreat; and the
Reign and Character of Mahomet the Second–Siege, Assault, 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 ...
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