Turkey’s Continuing Siege: Remembering the Fall of Constantinople


Fall of Constantinople

by Dr. Elizabeth H. Prodromou and Alexandros K. Kyrou

Today marks 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 a sign of the Turks’ conquest of what was Europe’s most glorious city of the Middle Ages and as recognition of the Ottoman jihadi victory over Christianity.

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