Constantinople

by McNeese, Tim.

Format: Print Book 2003
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
Location Collection Call #
C.C. Mellor Memorial Library Children Non Fiction J 949.5 Mcn
Location  C.C. Mellor Memorial Library
 
Collection  Children Non Fiction
 
Call Number  J 949.5 Mcn
 
 
Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 949.5 M23
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 949.5 M23
 
 
Summary
Explore historic battles and military events that had a lasting impact on the people and cultures of the world. Important sieges of the ancient and modern world are included, and their impact on subsequent regional or world history is discussed. The series reflects an international approach, including sieges from North America, Russia, and the Near and Far East. In the year 1453, the ancient walled city of Constantinople faced the onslaught of the forces of Islam. The shock to the West from the fall of Constantinople has reverberated down through the ages.
Contents
The empire of the East
An empire in decline
The sultan sets the stage
The battle unfolds
A beleaguered city
The battle for the city begins
Sacking the ancient city.

Additional Information
Series Sieges that changed the world.
Subjects Sieges -- Juvenile literature.
Istanbul (Turkey) -- History -- Siege, 1453 -- Juvenile literature.
Istanbul (Turkey) -- History -- Siege, 1453.
Turkey -- History -- 1288-1453.
Publisher Philadelphia :Chelsea House Publishers,2003
Language English
Description 100 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0791071022 (HC)
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