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Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Yale University Press (September 11, 2012)
Product Dimensions: 5 x 1.1 x 7.7 inches
Amazon Rank: 2017769
Format: PDF ePub TXT book
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 agains...