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Reign and Character of Amurath the Second–Crusade of Ladislaus, King of
Huagary.—His Defeat and Death.-john Humiades.—Scanderbeg.—Constantine
PalŠologus last Emperor of the East. A. D. Page 1428–1492. Comparison of
... of a prince, whose liberal hand distributed benefices and kingdoms with equal
facility. Under his reign, Avignon was the seat of pomp and pleasure; in his youth
he had surpassed the licentiousness of a baron; Was * See the original lives ...
Reign and character of Amu1ath II. A. D. 1.42 1– 1451, February. The sword of
his brother Demetrius, who, in Italy, ... had maintained a prudent and popular
silence, was half unsheathed in the cause of religion; and Amurath, the Turkish
His reign was prosperous and long. Matthias aspired to the glory of a conqueror
and a saint; but his purest merit is the encourageM 4 Iment * See Bonfinius (
decad iii. 1. viii. p. 492.), and Spondanus, (A. D. 1456. No. 1–7.). Huniades
shared the ...
LXVII. \-v- In the long career of the decline and fall of constan. the Roman empire,
I have reached at length the last reign of the Princes of Constantinople, who so
feebly sustained the name and majesty of the Caesars. On the decease of John ...
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