1453: The Conquest of Constantinople

2014 Medieval Warfare Special Edition

Date Published :
December 2014
Publisher :
Karwansaray Publishers
Editor :
Dirk van Gorp
Illustration :
Full-color illustrations throughout
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Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9789490258108
Pages : 80
Dimensions : 11.75 X 8.5 inches
Stock Status : In stock


The 2014 Medieval Warfare Special Issue is entirely dedicated - all 84 pages - to the Fall of Constantinople in 1453. It's like a normal issue, except it'll have more pages, more articles, more maps and more illustrations!

Medieval Warfare Special 2014: 1453 - The Conquest of Constantinople with:

- Eugenia Russel, Historical introduction – the destruction of the Oikoumeni
- Kenneth Cline, Constantine XI – no room to maneuver
- Murat Özveri, Mehmed ‘the Conqueror’ – A sultan of paradoxes
- Nicola Bergamo, Venice, Genoa and Byzantium – difficult ‘trio'
- Konstantin Nossov, The walls of Constantinople
- Stephen Bennett & Nils Visser, The Conquest of Constantinople
- Murray Dahm, Fallout – Contemporary reactions to the loss of Constantinople
- Lukasz Rozycki, The fall of the Old World through the eyes of the “Polish janissary”
- Raffaele D’Amato, The last defenders – the Roman army
- Vassilis Pergalias, The final opponents – the Ottoman army
- Ben Sheppard, Aftermath

About The Author

Dirk van Gorp has a MA in ancient history from Radboud University, Nijmegen. He was the editor of Medieval Warfare magazine 2011-2015.

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