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Allom, Thomas. Constantinople and the scenery of the seven churches of Asia Minor - Page xxxiii. 1838. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 31, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/1996/show/1711.

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Title Constantinople and the scenery of the seven churches of Asia Minor
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  • Allom, Thomas
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  • Walsh, Robert
Publisher Fisher, Son, & Co.
Date 1838
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Transcript HISTORICAL SKETCH OF CONSTANTINOPLE. XXX111 taken prisoner by the Turks, who scooped out his eyes; of which he died, covered with worms, and in extreme misery. Michael VII.,(Parapinace,) crowned in 1071, and resigned in 1078, and retired to a monastery. He was called Parapinace because he had suffered the bushel of corn to be reduced to the size of a quart. He associated his two brothers with him in the empire, under the names of Andronicus I. and Constantine XII. Nicephorus III., (Botoniates,) was crowned 1078 : he resigned in 1081, and entered a monastery. In his reign, Doomsday Book began to be compiled in England, to ascertain the tenure of estates. Restoration of the Family of Comnenus. Alexius I., (Comnenus,) was crowned in 1081, and died in 1118. He lived to the age of seventy-one, and reigned thirty-seven. His daughter, Anna Comnena, illustrated this era by her writings. The history of her father's eventful reign is yet extant. In England, William Rufus and Henry I. were his contemporaries, and the first crusade commenced. Johannes IL, (Comnenus,) Kalojohannes, began his reign in 1118, and died in 1143, of the wound of a poisoned arrow, accidentally inflicted by himself. He obtained the name of Kalojohannes for his personal beauty. His contemporary in England was Stephen. Manuel I., (Comnenus,) was crowned in 1143, and died in 1180. In his reign the canon law was drawn up, and the second crusade commenced. Alexius II., (Comnenus,) was crowned in 1180, and died in 1183. He was murdered by his successor Andronicus. Andronicus I., (Comnenus,) was crowned in 1183, and died in 1185. He was cruelly put to death, also, by his successor, who caused his eyes to be put out, *md his hands cut off, and then led him through the city, seated on a camel, when he was torn in pieces by the multitude. Isaak IL, (Angelus,) was crowned in 1185, and in 1195 his eyes were put out. In his reign the third crusade commenced. His contemporary in England was Richard I. Alexius III. (Angelus) was crowned in 1195, and died in 1204. The deposition of his brother Isaak was the pretext to the Crusaders for the sack of Constantinople. Isaak III., Alexius IV., Alexius V., (Ducas Mourzoufle,) 1203. In six months, five emperors were crowned at Constantinople; three were murdered, and two fled Mourzoufle (so called from his dark eye-brows) was cast from the monument of Theodosius. The Crusaders took and sacked the city, and the empire was partitioned : Lascaris obtained Niccea and Bythinia; Alexius, Trebisond ; and Michael, Epirus. Frank Family, Baldwin I., (Robert,) crowned in 1204. He was drawn into an ambush by the Greeks and Bulgarians, by whom some say he was cut to pieces. He never afterwards appeared. Aristotle's works were now first brought from Constantinople. Ghengis Khan reigned in Tartary, and Magna Charta was extorted from king John in England. Henry was called to the throne on the supposed death of his brother in 1206, and reigned 10 years. Baldwin II. was crowned in 1228 ; deposed in 1261. He fled to Italy. The Latin dynasty was extinguished, and the Greek restored. The Inquisition was established in the Latin church. Henry III. reigned in England. Family of the Palceologi. Michael VIII. (Paleeologus) crowned in 1262; died in 1283. He was regent during the minority of John Lascaris, whom he put to death. He endeavoured to effect an union between the Greek and Latin churches without success. The Mamelukes now seized on Egypt. Edward I. reigned in England. AndronicusII., (Paleeologus,) was crowned in 1283, and abdicated in 1328. He retired to a monastery, where he lived to the age of seventy-four. The Turks seized on Bythinia, and Othman established his capital at Brusa. From him thev are since called k