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A. D. Page Battle of Angora - - - - 26 Defeat and Captivity of Bajazet - - 28 The
Story of his Iron Cage disproved by the Persian Historian of Timour - - - 3o
Attested, i. by the French - - 32 , 2, by the Italians - - 33 —-, 3. by the Arabs - - 34 ,
4. by the ...
These interesting conversations appear to have been copied by Arabshah (tom.
i. c. 68. p. 625–645.) from the cadhi and historian Ebn Schounah, a principal
actor. Yet how could he be alive seventy-five years afterwards, (d'Here belot, p.
and it is reanarkable enough, that a Greek historian (Phranza, 1. i. c. 29.) adds no
more than 20,&co men. Poggius reckons 1,000,oco; another Latin contemporary,
(Chion. Tarvisianum, apud Muratori, tom. xix. p. 8oo.), 1,coo, coo; and the ...
... dissembled this secret and important negociation with the Tartars, which is
indisputably proved by the #. evidence of the Arabian (tom. i. c.47. p. 391.), Turish
(Annal. Leunclav. p. 321.), and Persian historians (Khondemir, apud d'Herbelot, p
The story of his iron cage disapproved by the Persian historian of Timour; had
reduced a fortress which had sustained seven years the siege, or at least the
blockade, of Bajazet". The iron cage in which Bajazet was imprisoned by
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