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Adrianople was conquered in 1361 and made the capital of the Turkish Empire.
Wealth of the World’s Waste Places and Oceania
Jewett Castello Gilson

There was a very serious mistake in the policy of “masking” Adrianople.
Bulgaria Frank Fox

A third example of the kind took place at the military hospital at Adrianople.
Recollections David Christie Murray

They soon made themselves masters of Philippopolis and Adrianople.
Famous Sea Fights John Richard Hale

His master, an Armenian, snipped off part of his tongue at Adrianople.
The Romany Rye George Borrow

This signal victory of the Goths was followed by a siege of Adrianople.
Historic Tales, Volume 11 (of 15) Charles Morris

Much time had been occupied in conveying the cannon from Adrianople.
The Turkish Empire, its Growth and Decay Lord Eversley

How they will hiss it from Brousa to Adrianople; from the lips of Vizier and pot-carrier!
The Captain of the Janizaries James M. Ludlow

He received permission to associate with Jews, and to preach before them at Adrianople, even in synagogues.
History of the Jews, Vol. V (of 6) Heinrich Graetz

The two armies met on the River Maritza, not far from Adrianople, in 1363.
The Turkish Empire, its Growth and Decay Lord Eversley

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