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302, 303), and that the Tartars, more properly called Tatars, were probably a
Mongolian tribe, who occupied so conspicuous a place in the army of Zingis
Khan, that their name became synonymous with that of the Mongols (vol. iii. p.
294, 295 ...
... celebrated in Europe under Prichard, Physical History, vol. iii. p. 334.—S. * M.
Rémusat (sur les Langues Tartares, p. 233) justly observes that Timour was a
Turk, not a Mongul, and that probably there was not a Mongul in the army of
Tartars themselves were awed by the fame and valour of the Franks: the town of
Neustadt in Austria was bravely defended against them by fifty knights and twenty
cross-bows; and they raised the siege on the appearance of a German army.
The Mogul army was dissolved in a vast and populous country; and their
emperors adopted with pleasure a political system which gives to the prince the
solid substance of despotism, and leaves to the subject the empty names of
After the recovery of Constantinople, Michael Palaeologus,” at a distance from his
court and army, was surprised and surrounded in a Thracian castle by twenty
thousand Tartars. But the object of their march was a private interest: they came
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