Item #6691 MEHMET THE CONQUEROR AND CONSTANTINOPLE. Christopher Eimer.

MEHMET THE CONQUEROR AND CONSTANTINOPLE

London: Spink, 2021. Square 8vo, original green boards lettered in silver; jacket. x, 81, (1) pages; illustrated in color. New. Item #6691

The discovery in 2000 of a previously unknown portrait medal of the sultan Mehmet II, whose conquest of Constantinople in 1453 brought to an end the Byzantine Empire, is explored in the context of other Renaissance medals.

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