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CONTENTS OF THE EIGHTH VOLUME,
Elevation of Timour or Tamerlane to the Throne of Samarcand.-His Conquests in Per-
sia, Georgia, Tartary, Russia, India, Syria, and Anatolia.-His Turkish War.-De-
feat and Captivity of Bajazet.-Death of Timonr-Civil War of the Sons of Bajazet.
—Restoration of the Turkish Monarchy by Mahomet the Firet.—Siege of Constantinople
by Amurath the Second.
1339 Embassy of the Younger Andro-
nicus to Pope Benedict XII.
The Arguments for a Crusade
b. 1405 His Death on the Road to China
ib. Character and Merits of Timour
61403-1421. Civil Wars of the Sons of
13 1403-1410. 3. Soliman
141410 4. Mousa
15 1413-1421. 5. Mahomet I.
16 1421-1451. Reign of Amurath II.
ib 1421 Re-union of the Ottoman Empire
17 1402-1425. State of the Greek Empire
19 1422 Siege of Constantinople by Amu-
PAGE A. D.
1425-1448. The Emperor John Palæo-
Hereditary Succession and Merit
of the Ottomans
Education and Discipline of the
Invention and use of Gunpowder 41
1348 Negotiation of Cantacuzene with
1355 Treaty of John Palæologus L. with Innocent VI.
Application of the Eastern Emperors to the Popes.-Visits to the West, of John the First,
Manuel, and John the Second, Palæologus.-Union of the Greek and Latin Churches,
promoted by the Council of Basil, and concluded at Ferrara and Florence.-State of
Literature at Constantinople.-Its Revival in Italy by the Greek Fugitives.—Curiosity
and Emulation of the Latins.