The Walls of Constantinople AD 324-1453

The Walls of Constantinople AD 324-1453

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The walls of Constantinople are the greatest surviving example of European medieval military architecture in the world. They withstood numerous sieges until being finally overcome by the artillery of Mehmet the Conqueror in 1453, and exist today as a time capsule of Byzantine and Medieval history. This book examines the main defensive system protecting the landward side of the city, which consisted of three parallel walls about 5 miles long. The walls defended the… (more)

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Publisher: Osprey Publishing (August 21, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 64 pages

File size: 21 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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