The name of Scanderbeg (Alexander) was given him by the Turks, in their admiration of his prowess.
Why all this deference to Alfred and Scanderbeg and Gustavus?
So I put him down as one of Scanderbeg's lynxes—they are everywhere.
"In no particular has it failed, Colonel," replied 57 Scanderbeg.
"Let not your Christian lips call me Scanderbeg, but Castriot," said his companion.
Why all this deference to Alfred, and Scanderbeg, and Gustavus?
Constantine took this opportunity to deliver, through the Genoese, Scanderbeg's letters to Phranza.
The missive called the Sultan's "always liege and invincible servant, Scanderbeg, to the rescue!"
"Ay, the Blessed Mary spake the blessing through your lips, my child," responded Scanderbeg as he lifted her to her horse.
"Kabilovitsch went to fetch some fire-peat from the gully I told him of," muttered Scanderbeg.