This Day in History Entry #225

May 29th, 2013 by Wordsman

It was Rome without Rome, strange to say
And outlasted the West far and’way
After two months of siege
Mehmed was the new liege
And the Turks were now having their day

Event: The fall of Constantinople and end of the Byzantine (also called “Eastern Roman”) Empire
Year: 1453
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  1. A Fan Says:

    Which is why Tuesday is still considered an unlucky day in Greece

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