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The Fall of Constantinople

The Brutal End of the Byzantine Empire
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ISBN-13:
9782806273062
Seiten:
42
Autor:
50 minutes
Serie:
History
eBook Typ:
Adobe Digital Editions
Kopierschutz:
Digital Watermark [Social-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of the Fall of Constantinople in next to no time with this concise guide.


50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Fall of Constantinople. In May 1453, Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire, fell to the Ottomans after a 53-day siege. This conquest marked the end of the mighty Roman Empire and a key point in the Ottoman advance to the West. The collapse of the Byzantine Empire is a major event in European history, and is seen by some as signalling the end of the Middle Ages in Europe.




In just 50 minutes you will:

• Understand the historical, political and social context of mid-15th century Europe

• Identify the two forces in the battle and their reasons for fighting

• Analyse the outcome of the battle and its role in the end of the Byzantine Empire and the golden age of the Ottomans




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