Someone found Ptolemy's manuscript in Constantinople at the time of Mehmed II (Mehmed the Conqueror
), so he took it and asked an artisan, who is a cartographer, to draw a map in 1445 after the fall of Constantinople.
En MIPTV, tuvimos nuestro mayor exito, el drama historico Mehmed the Conqueror
, la exitosa historia Wild Rose, el desgarrador drama familiar, Broken, y el drama diario, Fallen Apart".
When one thinks about famous conquerors who were not early modern Europeans--Alexander, Caesar, Chinggis Khan, Timur Lenk, Mehmed the Conqueror
, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Shaka Zulu can it really be said that they glorified war less than Carl V, Louis XIV, or Frederick the Great?
The gold coin had Erdoy-an's picture on one its faces while the other face had the signature of Mehmed the Conqueror
The Caftan of Famous Ottoman Emperor Mehmed the Conqueror
(Fatih Sultan Mehmet), echoing the form of the tulips growing in the gardens of his palace, consists of approximately 1700 ceramic tulips in five different colours.
A wealth of photographs and plans are integral to the argument of Cigdem Kafescioglu's Constantinopolis/Istanbul (Pennsylvania State University, 2009), where she considers the transformation of the Byzantine city into the Ottoman capital by Mehmed the Conqueror
and his circle after 1453.
In 1988, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, Istanbul's second bridge named after the 15th century Ottoman Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror
, was completed.
Richard Hillman has argued that the tales of Scanderbeg's victories, and his contest with Mehmed the Conqueror
, are reflected in Prince Hal's rivalry with Hotspur and triumph at Agincourt in Shakespeare's Henriad.
When Mehmed the Conqueror
, the seventh sultan of the Ottoman Empire, gained the great metropolis of Constantinople, "the queen of cities" (2), on a spring day in 1453, nobody in Europe -emperors, the papacy, feudal lords, nor the common folk- had anticipated that the Turks would come thus far to ruin the strongest walls of Christendom (Wheatcroft 10) and demolish the Eastern Roman Empire.
Almost immediately after Mehmed the Conqueror
swept Constantinople in 1453, the Hagia Sophia was converted into a mosque, called the Ayasofya Camii.
Next, John Monfasani contributes a notable piece on George Amiroutzes, a Byzantine from Trebizond who entered the service of Mehmed the Conqueror
, and wrote a dialogue on faith that seems to be based on an actual encounter between George and the sultan.