Mehmed the Conqueror and His Time

TitleMehmed the Conqueror and His Time
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1992
AuthorsBabinger F
Series TitleBollingen Series
Series Volume96
Number of Pages572
PublisherPrinceton University Press
ISBN Number978-0691010786
KeywordsEdirne, Mehmed the Conqueror, Ottomans
AbstractFrom the famous siege of Constantinople in 1453 through the numerous other campaigns that securely established the Ottoman Empire, the events in the life of the emperor Mehmed II are the subject of this classic biography. One of the most important figures in Ottoman history, Mehmed was the architect of victories that inspired fear throughout Europe and contributed to an image of the Turk prevalent in Western art and literature for many years.