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One might also discuss the "two mighty neighbours", given the enormous superiority the Turks were already displaying

That "two mighty neighbours" was quite obviously in relation to Wallachia, not in relation to each other. (Also, while in common parlance they were "the Turks" all across Southeastern Europe, it started out with only the Ottoman Turks -- the Seljuks were conquered too -- but later included lots of conquered people, in the invading armies too.)

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Tue Oct 21st, 2008 at 05:38:16 PM EST
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