Diary of the siege of Constantinople
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Diary of the siege of Constantinople by Nicolo BARBARO

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Published by Exposition Press in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementNicolo Barbaro ; translated by J. R. Jones.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21010248M

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Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Barbaro, Nicolo, 15th century; Format: Book; 78 p. 21 cm. Note Translation of Giornale dell'assedio di Constantinopoli, ISBN $ Diary of the siege of Constantinople, The diary of Nicolo Barbaro is perhaps the most detailed and accurate eyewitness account of the siege and fall of Constantinople. Nicolo was a surgeon by profession, and a member of one of the patrician families of Venice. His account often focuses on the activities of his fellow Venetians, sometimes to the detriment of the Greeks and Genoese who were Author: Naz Baydar. Fall of Constantinople, ( ), conquest of Constantinople by Sultan Mehmed II of the Ottoman dwindling Byzantine Empire came to an end when the Ottomans breached Constantinople’s ancient land wall after besieging the city for 55 days. Mehmed surrounded Constantinople from land and sea while employing cannon to maintain a constant barrage of the city’s formidable walls.