John VIII Palaiologos (1 Subjects)
Antonio Roselli, eminent judge and jurist (1381 -1466). Sultan Mehmed II depicted in the likeness of John VIII Palaiologos on the medal by Pisanello. Istanbul during the great storm of July 1490 which caused extended fires and human losses and was seen by several Christians as sign of God's wrath against Muslims. Stone in the shape of the letter D, etched with a cross, falls from the sky on Ensisheim, Alsace on 7 November 1492.