Fall Of Constantinople Research Paper

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The Fall of Constantinople in 1453 had an effect on the culture of the Constantine people after Constantinople fell to the Muslim Ottoman Turks. The Muslim Ottoman Turks was one of the biggest empires that lasted the longest. When they took over the Byzantine empire they controlled the most powerful empire in the Eastern Mediterranean. The Ottoman Turks leader was Mehmed the Conqueror. At only the age of twenty-one he took over the largest city in Europe. When Mehmet became in charge he wanted the an “imam” (a person who leads prayer in a mosque) to claim the church as Muslim faith. Surprisingly Mehmet didn't touch the churches. He didn’t even let his soldiers vandalize them. He let one of the church's practice Greek Orthodox by giving it

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