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... and the ninth of Timour, were brothers; and they agreed, that the posterity of
the elder should succeed to the dignity of Khan, and that the descendants of the
younger should fill the office of their minister and general. This tradition was at
*—y- Lessons of Barlaam, A. D. 1339. as the popular, or at least as the
ecclesiastical, dia. lect ". The first impression of the Doric and Ionic colonies has
never been completely erazed; the Calabrian churches were long attached to the
throne of ...
But the invisible powers were deaf to his supplications; and Christendom beheld
with indifference the fall of Constantinople, while she derived at least some
promise of supply from the jealous and temporal policy of the Sultan of Egypt.
... or at least by the Papists, as a sacred and perpetual law. + I am indebted to
Fleury (Hist. Eccles, tom. xviii. p. 306.) for an extract of this Roman act, which he
has taken from the Ecclesiastical Annals of Odericus Raynaldus, A. D. 1281, No.
An army of twenty thousand Romans returned, without honour or ef. fect, from the
attack of Marino; and his vengeance was amused by painting his enemies, their
heads downwards, and drowning two dogs (at least they should have been ...
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