Sunday, May 27, 2007

The last days of Constantinople

Been besieged many times, the last assault on the Byzantine capital - the last capital of the once mighty Roman Empire - Constantinople, in the last week of May 1453, was successful. Read here the story.


super hero said...

sorry for the spam-like second message, but i forgot to mention about this turkish blog whose author severely critises the official history in turkey, and quotes some turkish texts regarding the conquest of istanbul.

super hero said...

dude, where is the firt part of my message?

Hans A.H.C. de Wit said...

in fact, I didnt understand hyour comment, since I received twice the same one?