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The Resource The fall of Constantinople, Nanami Shiono ; translated by Kerim Yasar

The fall of Constantinople, Nanami Shiono ; translated by Kerim Yasar

Label
The fall of Constantinople
Title
The fall of Constantinople
Statement of responsibility
Nanami Shiono ; translated by Kerim Yasar
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
"The Roman Empire did not meet its end when barbarians sacked the City of Seven Hills, but rather a thousand years later with the fall of Constantinople, capital of the surviving Eastern Empire. The Ottoman Turks who conquered the city also known to us as Byzantium (and of course Istanbul) would force a tense century of conflict in the Mediterranean culminating in the famous Battle of Lepanto. The first book in a triptych depicting this monumental confrontation between a Muslim empire and Christendom, The Fall of Constantinople brilliantly captures a defining moment in the two creeds' history too often eclipsed by the Crusades." "A unique masterpiece of narrative history that no appreciator of that great tradition should want to miss, Nanami Shiono's telling of the event draws on novelistic techniques as well as on the ample and credible Venetian source material to situate the reader within the triple walls of the besieged city and among the elite Janissaries marching upon them. The political passions, economic interests, and military tactics that decided the outcome are brought together here in a compulsively readable work that is a gift to all history junkies."--Jacket
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Cataloging source
UKM
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1937-
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Shiono, Nanami
Dewey number
949.61014
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DF649
LC item number
.S55 2005
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Yasar, Kerim
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  • Istanbul (Turkey)
  • Byzantine Empire
  • Siege of Istanbul (Turkey : 1453)
  • Byzantine Empire
  • Turkey
Target audience
adult
Label
The fall of Constantinople, Nanami Shiono ; translated by Kerim Yasar
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in Japanese as Konstantinopuru no Kanraku, Tokyo, ©1972
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
61177608
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
236 pages
Isbn
9781932234176
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)61177608
Label
The fall of Constantinople, Nanami Shiono ; translated by Kerim Yasar
Publication
Note
Originally published in Japanese as Konstantinopuru no Kanraku, Tokyo, ©1972
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
61177608
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
236 pages
Isbn
9781932234176
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)61177608

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