|Format:||Print Book 2003|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies|
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.
ContentsThe 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.
|Series||Sieges that changed the world.|
-- Juvenile literature.
Istanbul (Turkey) -- History -- Siege, 1453 -- Juvenile literature.
Istanbul (Turkey) -- History -- Siege, 1453.
Turkey -- History -- 1288-1453.
|Publisher|| Philadelphia :Chelsea House Publishers,2003
100 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.