The enchanted knights: or, The chronicle of the three sisters. [With] The demon of the ring. Tr. [by A. Sagorski

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Page 67 - Huniadc?, a most Formidable enemy of the Turks. He defeated the sultan's army ; took Amurath's secretary prisoner, obliged him to sign and seal an order to the governor of Croia, the capital of Albania, to deliver up the citadel and the city to the bearer of that order, in the name of the sultan. With this forced order, he repaired to Croia, and thus recovered the throne of his ancestors, and maintained the independency of his country against the numerous armies of Amurath and his successor, Mahomet...
Page 67 - He was delivered up with his three elder brothers, as hostages, by their father, to Amurath II., sultan of the Turks, who poisoned his brothers, but spared him on account of his youth, being likewise pleased with his juvenile wit and amiable person. In a short time, he became one of the most renowned generals of the age ; and revolting from Amurath, he joined Huniades, a most formidable enemy of the Turks.
Page 67 - ... order, in the name of the sultan. With this forced order, he repaired to Croia, and thus recovered the throne of his ancestors, and maintained the independency of his country against the numerous armies of Amurath and his successor, Mahomet II., who was obliged to make peace with this heroin 1461. He then went to the assistance of Ferdinand of Arragon, at the request of pope Pius II. ; and by his assistance Ferdinand gained a complete victory over his enemy, the count of Anjou. Scanderbeg died...

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