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... Timour; he mounted on horseback, passed the Sihoon on the ice, marched
seventy-six parasangs, three hundred miles, from his capital, and pitched his last
camp in the neighbourhood of Otrar, where he was expected by the angel of
The latter was judiciously preferred; the Catholics marched through the plains of
Bulgaria, burning, with wanton cruelty, the churches and villages of the Christian
natives; and their last station was at Warna, near the sea-shore, on which the ...
Such, indeed, might be the regular establishment of the Capiculi", the troops of
the Porte, who marched with the Prince, and were paid from his royal treasury.
But the bashaws, in their respective governments, maintained or levied a
-v- Loss of the MoIca, A. D. 1469 ; rival invoked their supreme lord; and, in the
season of maturity and revenge, Mahomet declared himself the friend of
Demetrius, and marched into the Morea with an irresistible force. When he had
Sixty-eight years afterward, they marched against Viterbo, * Labat (tom. iii. p. 23.3
.) mentions a recent decree of the Roman government, which has severely
mortified the pride and poverty of Tivoli: in civitate Tiburtina non vivitur civiliter.
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