Tartarischen Cham or Emperor of Sina (Page 207)
flee. Then this, to do the least harm to his armies, he made a part of his people stop fighting the Tarter, that he saw to win, with the greater part of his armies, in all safety, the beach, and to leave there by ship; in which he succeeded that well, that he got safely from their with the most powers of his armies.
And how big the defeat the Tartars had born amongst the Sineezen, with this cunning strategic trick, so considered they however their [=The Tartarians] victory very little, yes, not with all, as they understood that Maovenlung got off safely, and escaped them, since then they thought first to have gained the victory, if they had killed him, or had taken captive. The Tartars therefor seeing their hopes in disappointment, and thinking that they were led into the net by the Koreanen, (since the victory cost them not a little blood) fell to nothingness and lunacy, that they attacked the Koreanen themselves, those Fatherland traitors, and, with shooting and chopping down, slaughtered and killed to the last man, which scandalous matter the Tartarian King, who from the attack of the Koreanen, had promised himself something big, himself, afterwards outrageously detested and loathed. After the chopping down of the most important Koreanen, who brewed this attack, the Tartars went in the same frenzy to the four Northern Counties of Korea, who border closely to Korea, and by them, with robbing, plundering, and setting on fire of the most important Cities and Villages, were eradicated and destroyed. This, and the previous maltreatment of the Koreanen, forced the King of Korea to arm himself, and go to arms with a considerable army against the Tarter.
In the meantime Maovenlung hadn't been sitting around doing nothing, but having gathered a considerable power of Warriors, he goes with it to Korea, to avenge himself on the triumphant Tarter, and recoup his suffered damage on them.
The Tarter, in the meantime, devastating County by County in Korea, were heading for the Royal City of Korea, of the opinion to attack and take it by surprise, but coming to the beginning of the mountains (where the road to the Royal Capital passes by) around 7 miles [meant is a Dietse or Duitse (=Dutch) mijl which is around 5600 meter] from the Capital, they encountered in a narrow [meant is: "in a pass"], the King of Korea, who had, in order to intercept the Tarter, pitched his tents there. Then the Tartars, with the heart in their body, to find the man like this, attacked to Koreaninschen King, without awaiting the first attack, even with such an over-bold braveness and dauntlessness on their body. Maovenlung came with his army, and attacked the Tarter with the same fierceness from behind in the rear. The Tartars, finding themselves jammed from behind and at the front between two strong Armies, en saw no solution, than the Sable would provide, chopped at the front and at the back, as mad and frenzied people, at both Armies fiercely. There was a tough and bloody fight, and so enormously fierce there was, with chopping down and shedding blood, raging against each other, as if each sought with each others ruin; while the Sineezen report in their writings that never fiercer and terrible Battle between these two people had happened in Sina. Rightfully it may be taken as a miracle and strange matter, that from the three Armies, not one fought a victory; but were almost, with equal defeat, most all exterminated and destroyed. Fifty thousand stayed on the Tartarian side defeated; The Koreanen lost Seventy thousand men, but the defeat of the Sineezen was that big, that very few got away; which mainly had it's origin, while the Tartars made their fiercest attacks against the Sineezen, to make an opening and space to flee;......
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