See Cantacuzenus, l. iii. c. 95. Nicephorus Gregoras, who, for the light of Mount Thabor, brands the emperor with the names of tyrant and Herod, excuses, rather than blames, this Turkish marriage, and alleges the passion and power of Orchan,
(Turkish) (l. xv. 5). He afterwards celebrates his kingdom and armies. See his reign in Cantemir, p. 24 - 30.