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His vigour of mind and body was not impaired by sixty-three years, and
innumerable fatigues; and, after enjoying some tranquil months in the palace of
Samarcand, he proclaimed a new expedition of seven years into the western
countries of ...
Yet, of all the Byzantine princes, that pupil, John Palaeologus, was the best
disposed to embrace, to believe, and to obey, the shepherd of the West, His
mother, Anne of Savoy, was baptized in the bosom of the Latin church : her
marriage with ...
25. 1373, (Ducange, Fam. Byzant. p. 241.), leaves some intermediate aera for the
conspiracy and punishment of AndroniCus, c H A P. LXVI. \-y- His return to
Coustanti- . nople, 137 oVisit of the Emperor Manuel. C H A P. LXVI. *-y- the West
“Our last resource,” said Manuel, “against the Turks, is their fear of “our union with
the Latins, of the warlike nations “ of the West, who may arm for our relief, and “for
their destruction. As often as you are “ threatened by the miscreants, present ...
... countries which they presumed to represent i, dif. fused over the West the fame
of Eugenius: and a Vol. XII. I clamour * Hui, 3, we arous oaks, parai, (Syropul. p.
297.). + In their return, the Greeks conversed at Bologna with the ambassadors ...
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A classic of historical literature, in two volumes. The author details the history to the fall in the first volume, and the byzantine period in the second volume. Read full review