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Sultans of Rome: The Turkish World Expansion
by Warwick Ball
It has become conventional to think of the Turkish capture of Constantinople in 1453 as an Asiatic conquest. The Turks originated in Asiait is truebut Constantinople was conquered from the west not the east: the Ottomans became a European power before they became a Middle Eastern one and remained a primarily European power. Indeed, the Middle East and even most of Anatolia ...more
Paperback, 184 pages
Published September 1st 2012 by Interlink Books
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