by gdratelis on August 4, 2011

The Fall of Constantinople – May 29th 1453

by gdratelis on May 29, 2011

John Julius Norwich wrote an excellent trilogy of books on the history of the Byzantine Empire spanning a thousand years of dramatic events from the founding of the City by Constantine I in 330 AD and culminating in the fall of Constantinople to the Turks on May 29th 1453 and the end of Byzantium.