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Histories of Timour, or Tamerlane --- --- --- --- --- 44

1861-1870 His first Adventures ... --- --- --- --- --- --- 46

1370 He ascends the Throne of Zagatai - --- -- --- --- 48

1870-1400 His Conquests ... --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 48

1880-1893 I. of Persia --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 48

1370-1383 II. of Turkestan --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 50

1390-1396 Of Kipzak, Russia, &c. --- --- --- --- --- --- 51

1398, 1899 III. of Hindostan --- --- - - - --- --- --- --- 52

1400 His War against Sultan Bajazet ... --- --- --- --- --- 54

Timour invades Syria --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 57

Sacks Aleppo... --- --- --- --- --- -- --- --- 58

1401 Damascus ... --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 59

And Bagdad ... --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 60

1402 Invades Anatolia ... --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 60

Battle of Angora --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 61

Defeat and Captivity of Bajazet ... --- --- --- - - - --- 62

The Story of his Iron Cage disproved by the Persian Historian of Timour 63

Attested, 1. by the French ... --- --- --- - - - --- --- 65

** 2. by the Italians --- --- --- --- --- --- 65

** 3. by the Arabs ... --- --- --- --- --- --- 66

oy 4. by the Greeks ... --- --- --- - - - --- --- 66

** 5. by the Turks ... --- --- --- --- --- --- 67

Probable Conclusion... --- --- --- --- - - - --- --- 67

1403 Death of Bajazet ... --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 67

Term of the Conquests of Timour... - - - --- --- --- --- 68

1404, 1405 His Triumph at Samarcand... --- - - - - - - --- --- 70

1405 His Death on the Road to China ... --- --- --- --- --- 71

Character and Merits of Timour ... - - - --- --- --- --- 71

1403-1421 Civil Wars of the Sons of Bajazet ... --- --- --- --- 75

1. Mustapha ... --- - - - --- --- --- --- --- --- 75

2. Isa ... --- --- --- --- - - - --- - - - --- --- 76

1403-1410 3. Soliman ... --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 76

1410 4. Mousa --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 76

1413-1421 5. Mahomet I.... --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 77

1421-1451 Reign of Amurath II. ... --- --- --- --- - - - --- 77

1421 Re-union of the Ottoman Empire ... --- --- --- --- - - - 78

1402-1425 State of the Greek Empire ... - - - --- --- --- --- 79

1422 Siege of Constantinople by Amurath II. ... --- --- --- --- 81

1425-1448 The Emperor John Palaeologus II. ... --- --- - - - --- 81

Hereditary Succession and Merit of the Ottoman --- --- --- 81

Education and Discipline of the Turks ... --- --- --- --- 82

Invention and Use of Gunpowder ... --- --- --- --- --- 85

A.D.

1348 Negotiation of Cantacuzene with Clement WI. ...

1355 Treaty of John Palaeologus I. with Innocent VI.

1369 Visit of John Palaeologus to Urban W. at Rome...

1370 His Return to Constantinople ... --- ---

Visit of the Emperor Manuel ---

1400 To the Court of France

o ** England

1402 His Return to Greece --- ---

Greek Knowledge and Descriptions

Of Germany ... --- --- ---

Of France - --- ---

Of England ... --- --- --- --- ---

1402-1417 Indifference of Manuel towards the Latims

1417-1425 His Negotiations --- --- ---

His Private Motives ...

His Death - --- --- ---

1425-1437 Zeal of John Palaeologus II. ...
Corruption of the Latin Church

1377-1429 Schism - ---

1409 Council of Pisa

1414-1418 Of Constance ...

1431-1443 Of Basil --- --- ---

Their Opposition to Eugenius IV. ... ---

1434-1437 Negotiations with the Greeks --- ---

1437 John Palaeologus embarks in the Pope's Galleys

1438 His Triumphal Entry at Wenice ... --- ---

no ** ,, into Ferrara --- --- --- ---

1438, 1439 Council of the Greeks and Latins at Ferrara and Florence

Negotiations with the Greeks --- --- --- --- ---

1438 Eugenius deposed at Basil ... ---

Re-union of the Greeks at Florenc

1440 Their Return to Constantinople

1449 Final Peace of the Church ... --- --- ---

1300-1453 State of the Greek Language at Constantinople

Comparison of the Greeks and Latins ---

Revival of the Greek Learning in Italy ...

1339 Lessons of Barlaam ... --- ---

1339-1374 Studies of Petrarch

1360 Of Boccace ... --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---

1360-1363 Leo Pilatus, first Greek Professor at Florence, and in the West

1390-1415 Foundation of the Greek Language in Italy by Manuel Chry-

soloras ... --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---

1400-1500 The Greeks in Italy

Cardinal Bessarion, &c.

Their Faults and Merits ---

The Platonic Philosophy ... ---

Emulation and Progress of the Latins

1447–1455 Nicholas W. ... --- ---

1428-1492 Cosmo and Lorenzo of Medicis

Use and Abuse of Ancient Learning

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1100-1500 State and Revolutions of Rome --- --- --- --- ... 219

1000-1100 The French and German Emperors of Rome --- --- ... 220

Authority of the Popes in Rome --- --- --- --- ... 221

From Affection --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ... 221

, Right ... --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ... 222

,, Virtue ... --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ... 222

, Benefits --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ... 223

Inconstancy of Superstition --- --- --- --- --- ... 223

Seditions of Rome against the Pope --- --- --- --- ... 224

1086-1305 Successors of Gregory VII. ... --- --- --- --- ... 225

1090-1118 Paschal II. --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ... 226

1118, 1119 Gelasius II. ... --- --- --- --- --- --- ... 226

1144, 1145 Lucius II. --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ... 227

1181-1185 Lucius III. --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ... 227

1119-1124 Calixtus II. ... --- --- --- --- --- --- ... 228

1130-1143 Innocent II. ... --- --- --- --- --- --- ... 228

Character of the Romans by St. Bernard ... --- --- --- ... 228

1140 Political Heresy of Arnold of Brescia ... --- --- --- ... 229

1144-1154. He exhorts the Romans to restore the Republic ... --- ... 231

Innocent II., Anastasius IV., Adrian IV. --- 232

1155 His Execution --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ... 232

Restoration of the Senate ... --- --- --- --- --- ... 233

The Capitol ... --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ... 235

The Coin --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ... 236

The Praefect of the City ... --- --- --- --- --- ... 237

Number and Choice of the Senate --- --- --- --- ... 238

The Office of Senator --- --- --- --- --- --- ... 239

1252-1258 Brancaleone ... --- --- --- --- --- --- ... 240

1265–1278 Charles of Anjou --- --- --- - - - --- --- ... 241

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