The Fall of Constantinople, 1453

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University Press, 1965 - Istanbul (Turkey) - 256 pages
Shows the importance of events to the Turks as the victors and to the Greeks as the vanquished. Written from the point of view of the Greek people as the tragic hero.

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This is an often harrowing account of the bitter end of the Byzantine empire, that eastward extension of the Roman Imperium. Many at the time, may have thought good riddance. Publicly though this ... Read full review

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'No scholar in the field is better suited or equipped than Sir Steven to retell the story' David Talbot, Times Literary Supplement When the Ottomans captured Constantinople, they established an empire ... Read full review

Contents

THE DYING EMPIRE
1
THB RISING SULTANATE
22
THB EMPEROR AND THE SULTAN
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