Turkey’s Continuing Siege: Remembering the Fall of Constantinople

Dr. Elizabeth H. Prodromou and Alexandros K. Kyrou 29/5/13 29th of May 2013 marked the 560th anniversary of the fall and capture of the magnificent Christian city of Constantinople, the eastern capital of the Roman Empire, to the forces led by the Ottoman Turkish Sultan, Mohammed (Mehmet) II. Mehmet took the title "the Conqueror" for himself, as ...