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fall of Constantinople, 1453.

Sir Steven Runciman

fall of Constantinople, 1453.

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Published by University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Istanbul (Turkey) -- History -- Siege, 1453.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 236-245.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDF649 .R8 1965
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 256 p.
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17756382M


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