The Fall of Constantinople: The Ottoman Conquest of Byzantium

The Fall of Constantinople: The Ottoman Conquest of Byzantium


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781846032004
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 05/22/2007
Series: General Military Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 7.48(w) x 9.53(h) x 1.14(d)

About the Author

Born in 1944, David Nicolle worked in the BBC's Arabic service for a number of years before gaining an MA from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, and a doctorate from Edinburgh University. He has written numerous books and articles on medieval and Islamic warfare.

John Haldon is Professor of Byzantine History at Princeton University. His research focuses on the history of the early and middle Byzantine period, and on medieval state structures across the European and Islamic worlds.

Stephen Turnbull is recognized as one of the world's foremost military historians of the medieval period. He first rose to prominence as a result of his 1977 book, The Samurai: A Military History. Since then he has achieved an equal fame in writing about European military subjects.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Chronology; Part 1: The history of Byzantium; Part 2: The defences of Constantinople; Part 3: The siege of Constantinople 1453; Appendix: Constantinople today; Glossary; Bibliography; Index

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