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The Turks enter and pillage Constantinople 232 Captivity of the Greeks - - - 233
Amount of the Spoil - - - - 236 * Mahomet II. visits the City, St Sophia, the PaA. D.
Page 1453 Extinction of the Imperial Families of Comnenus. lace, &c. - - - - 230 ...
I have expatiated on the personal anecdotes which mark the character of the
Mogul here; but I shall briefly mention *, that he erected on the ruins of Bagdad a
pyramid of ninety thousand heads; again visited Georgia; encamped on the
His descendants are the sole nobles in Turkey; they content themselves with the
administration of his pious foundations, are excused from public offices, and
receive two annual visits from the Sultan, (Cantemir, p. 76.). Re-union of the
After the conquest of Russia, &c. and the passage of the Danube, his Tartar hero
relieves, visits, admires, and refuses the city of Constantine. His flattering pencil
deviates in every line from the truth of history; yet his pleasing fictions are more ...
Visits to the West, of John the First, Manuel, and John the Second, Palaologus.-
Union of the Greek and Latin Churches, promoted by the Council of Basil, and
concluded at Ferrara and Florence.— State of Literature at Constantinople.
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