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.

3 comments:

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.

http://bliyaal.blogspot.com/2007/05/fatih-ve-fetih-bu-ayn-29u-istanbulun.html

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?