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.
- Hardback | 112 pages
- 170.7 x 242.3 x 11.2mm | 371.95g
- 01 Mar 2003
- Chelsea House Publishers
- Broomall, United States