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His Revolt from the Turks .. 481 Emperors ... 485 His Valor ... 482 1450-1452 .
Embassies of Phranza . 486 1467. And Death . 484 State of the Byzantine Court .
488 CHAPTER LXVIII . REIGN AND CHARACTER OF MAHOMET THE SECOND
Origin of the Ottoman Turks in Bithynia . — Reigns and Victories of Othman ,
Orchan , Amurath the First , and Bajazet the First . — Foundation and Progress of
the Turkish Monarchy in Asia and Europe . — Danger of Constantinople and the
A.D. 1341-1347 . ia ; land and sea , and the bulwark of Christendom provoked
and repelled the arms of the Turks and Saracens . The Greeks , by their intestine
divisions , were the authors of their final ruin . During the civil wars of the elder
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