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    • The Fall of Constantinople

    • By: Steven Runciman
    • Narrated by: Charlton Griffin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 137
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78

    Few events have riveted the imagination or wrung the heart as did the fall of Constantinople to the Turks in 1453. With its passage into the hands of the Ottoman Empire, European history entered a new era and Byzantine Civilization disappeared forever. Although Constantinople had been under constant pressure from Muslim incursions for over seven centuries, its fall came as a bitter shock to the West.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting

    • By Darrin B. Roush on 04-29-12

    Regular price: $25.20