The Holy War for Constantinople and the Clash of Islam and the WestBook - 2005
"1453 is brought to life by the stories of its two ambitious battling leaders-Mehmed II, sultan of the Ottoman Empire, and Constantine XI, the 57th emperor of Byzantium. It is a vivid, intense tale of courage and cruelty, of technological ingenuity, of endurance and luck."---Back cover.
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, 2005
Branch Call Number: History 949.619 CRO
Alternative Title: The holy war for Constantinople and the clash of Islam and the West