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... of Angora; but when the captive Sultan was permitted to inquire for his children,
Mousa alone could be found; and the Turkish historians, the slaves of the
triumphant faction, are persuaded that his brother was confounded among the
Such undutiful neglect was severely reproved by the piety of his brother Manuel,
who instantly sold or mortgaged all that he possessed, embarked for Venice,
relieved his father, and pledged his own freedom to be responsible for the debt.
After the necessary preparations, John Palaeologus, with a numerous train,
accompanied by his brother Demetrius, and the most respectable persons of the
church and state, embarked in eight vessels with sails and oars, which steered ...
The despots of the Morea, Demetrius and Thomas i, the two surviving brothers of
the name of PALEologus, were astonished * - - by * Cantemir (p. 101–165.)
insists on the unanimous consent of the Turkish historians, ancient as well as
Baldwin, brother of Godfrey of Bouillon, accompanies him on the first crusade, xi.
31. Founds the principality of Edessa, 63. Baltic Sea, progressive subsidence of
the water of, i. 346. note. How the Romans acquired a knowledge of the naval ...
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