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The same success attended the other mirzas and emirs in their excursions; and
Smyrna, defended by the zeal and courage of the Rhodian knights, alone
deserved the presence of the Emperor himself. After an obstinate defence, the
The success of the first trial encouraged Eugenius to repeat the same edifying
scenes; and the deputies of the Armenians, the Maronites, the Jacobites of Syria
and Egypt, the Nestorians, and the Ethiopians, were successively introduced, ...
They were first practised at Sarzanella, in 1487; but the honour and improvement
in 1503 is ascribed to Peter of Navarre, who used them with success in the wars
of Italy, (Hist. de la Ligue de Cambray, tom. ii. p. 93–97.). C H A P. LXVIII.
But his success had proved that the atchievement was possible; the walls and
towers were instantly covered with a swarm of Turks; and the Greeks, now driven
from the vantage ground, were overwhelmed by increasing multitudes. Amidst ...
By their private hostilities, the city and country were desolated, and the fluctuating
balance inclined with their alternate success. But none of either family had fallen
by the sword, till the most renowned champion of the Ursini was surprised and ...
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A classic of historical literature, in two volumes. The author details the history to the fall in the first volume, and the byzantine period in the second volume. Read full review