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The fall of Constantinople 1453

Author: Steven Runciman
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2015
Series: Canto classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 20th printView all editions and formats
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This classic account shows how the fall of Constantinople in May 1453, after a siege of several weeks, came as a bitter shock to Western Christendom.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Runciman
ISBN: 9781107604698 1107604699
OCLC Number: 1028434203
Language Note: Engelsk tekst
Notes: Har bibliografi, innholdsfortegnelse, noter, register
Description: XIV, 256 s. illustrations
Contents: List of plates; List of figures; Preface; 1. The dying empire; 2. The rising sultanate; 3. The emperor and the sultan; 4. The price of Western aid; 5. Preparations for the siege; 6. The siege begins; 7. The loss of the Golden Horn; 8. Fading hope; 9. The last days of Byzantium; 10. The fall of Constantinople; 11. The fate of the vanquished; 12. Europe and the conqueror; 13. The survivors; Appendix I. Principal sources for a history of the fall of Constantinople; Appendix II. The churches of Constantinople after the conquest; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Canto classics
Responsibility: by Steven Runciman.

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