The End of Byzantium

The End of Byzantium

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34.4 The End of Byzantium

By 1400, the once-mighty Byzantine Empire stood on the verge of destruction. Most of its territories had been lost to the Ottoman Turks, and Constantinople was under close blockade. Against all odds, Byzantium lingered on for another fifty years until 1453, when the Ottomans dramatically toppled the capital’s walls. During this bleak and uncertain time, ordinary Byzantines faced difficult decisions to protect their livelihoods and families against the death throes… (more)

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Publisher: Yale University Press (January 25, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 336 pages

File size: 692 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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