... the modern Turks confound their first and their final passage of the Hellespont,”
and describe the son of Orchan as a nocturnal robber, who,. * The most lively and
concise picture of this captivity may be found in the history of Ducas (c. 8 [p.
... conquests of Amurath I., * After the conclusion of Cantacuzene and Gregoras
there follows a dark interval of a hundred years. George Phranza, Michael Ducas,
and Laonicus Chalcocondyles, all three wrote after the taking of Constantinople.
Ducas has related this as a deliberate his Italian translator. The Turkish anact of
self-devotion on the part of a Servian noble, who pretended to desert, and
stabbed Amurath during a conference which he had requested. The Italian
translator of ...
35 [p. 67, ed. Bonn]). * For the reigns of John Palaeologus and his son Manuel,
from 1354 to 1402, see Ducas, c. 9-15; Phranza, l. i. c. 16-21; and the ist and iid
books of Chalcondyles, whose proper subject is drowned in a sea of episode.
Of the Greeks, Ducas alone (c. 13, 15) acknowledges the Turkish cadhi at
Constantinople. Yet even Ducas dissembles the mosque. * Mémoires du bon
Messire Jean le Maingre, dit Boucicault, Maréchal de Fitnce, partie i'", c. 30-35.
were alike ...
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