Laodicca, seventh church of the Apocalypse, 86
Laodicea, ruins of, 86
Lecapenus Romanus, i. xxxi.; daughter named in
church of Baloukli, ii. 29
Leander's Tower, i. 83. See Kiz Koulasi.
Lorenzo, an Italian, made Hakim Bashi, ii. 59; excites the Sultan's anger, 60 ; found strangled, ib.
Lycia, knights receive notice to leave Rhodes from,
Lydia, seller of purple, from Thyatira, ii. 41
Magnesia on Sipylus, account of, ii. 9 ; gives name to
magnet, 10 ; metropolitan church of, 13
Mahmoud I., events of his reign, i. xxiv.
II. created sultan, xxv.; repulses the Russians, xxvi.; destroys the Janissaries, xxvii.; enlightened policy, xxviii
Mahomet II., i. xv.; his brutality, xvi. ; death, ib. ;
gate of seraglio built by, ii. 6, 7 ; mosque of, 47 ;
translates Koran, 50
III., his religion and policy, i. xx. ; character of, ii. 12
IV., his reign, i. xxi.
his fondness for
Maiden Tower, ii. 91
Marizza, ii. 74
Malta, siege of, i. xviii.
Market-place Tophana, i. 7; articles of sale there, 8
Mamelukes, destruction of the, i. 27
Meander, account of river, ii. 26
Medak or story-teller, appendage to coffee-house, i.
61 ; singular talent of, ii. 72
Medea landed at Therapia on Bosphorus, i. 10; her
character inherited by her countrywomen, ib.
Meles, ruin of Smyrna, ii. 8
Melesigenes, name of Homer, ii. 4
Menagerie of Atmeidan, i. 44
Mesjid, origin of word mosque, i. 16
Michael Paleeologus, i. x., xi.
Minaret, steeple of mosque, i. 16; origin of name, ib.
Miletus destroyed by Meander, ii. 27
Moldavia, hospodars of, ii. 48
Monograma on pillars, i. 16
Monastery of St. George of the Precipice, ii. 24,
Moslems, meaning of, i. xii. 12; take possession of
Santa Sophia, ii, 47
Mosques, imperial, on seven hills, i. 0
Mosque of Sultan Achmet, i. 18, 19; of Soliman the
Magnificent, 17; of Yeni Djami, 39; of Santa Sophia, 45, 48; of Eyoub, 49; of Mahmoud, ii. 75;
of Sha-za Zadeh Djamesi, 84; Buyuk Djami, ii. 6;
of Sultan Osman, 12; of the Slipper, 47, of Piri-
Mount Pagus, castle of Smyrna on, ii. 7
Mordecai distinguished by robe of purple, ii. 41
Mount Mincas, ii. 80
Mourzoufle opposes crusaders with iron mace, i. ix. ;
thrown from top of monument, ib.; reason of his
Muezzim invites to prayer, i. 16
Murad I. & II. buried at Brusa, ii. 51
Mustapha I. dragged from a prison to a throne, i.
Mustapha 11., disastrous reign, i 22, 23, xxxvi.
Mustapha III. poisoned, but survives, i. xxxvi.; called
Mustapha IV. succeeds, and murders Selim, i. xxv.;
Mustapha Bairactar, fidelity of, ii. xxv.
Mustapha Pasha attempts to poison Selim by ball of
soap, i. 17
Negroponte supplies Turks with pitch and tar for
navy, ii. 46
Nicephoras Flavius killed in battle against Bulgarians,
Nicephoras Phocas assassinated by Zemisces, i. xxxii.
Nicephoras, poet, ii. 51
Nicetas escape from Crusaders, i. x.
Niobe, rock representiug her, ii. 11
Nizam Djettit, new corps, ii. 67
Obelisk of Theodosius brought from the Thebaid, ii. 1
Oblivion, Tower of, i. 1J ; anecdote of, ib.
Odalique, the favourite, 79
Olga, mother of Swatislas, first Russian baptized, i.
Olympus, reason of name, i. 30; snow of, part of
Turkish revenue, ib.
Orchan makes Brusa his capital, i. xii.; tomb there,
Oriental wells, description of, ii. 11
Osman, or Othman I. passes Olympus, i. xii.; from
him Turks called Ottomans, xiii.; tomb at Brusa,
Othman II. strangled by Janissaries, i. xxxv.
Osmanli, meaning of term, i. xiii. ; introduce feudal
system in Asia, ii. 11
Osmanie, mosque of, purely oriental, ii. 12
Parga, castle of, 87
Papas, Greek priests, ii. 15
Paper manufactory on Bosphorus, i. 51; veneration of
Turks for, ib.
Paschmaklik, ii. 79
Passes in Balkan mountains, by Haidhos, i. 56; by
Tatar Bazaar, i. 57; on Bulgarian side, 73 ; precautions on entering, ib.
Pausanias, the historian, ii. 11
Pazar Caique, great ferry boat, i. 83
Pelargonium, talisman of, i. 15