Session 1613: The Fall of Constantinople
Thursday 12 July 2007, 11.15-12.45
|Moderator/Chair:||Peter Lock, School of Historical & Geographical Studies, University College of York St John|
|Paper 1613-b||The Fall of Constantinople in 1453 in the Post-Byzantine Popular Literature|
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Folk Studies, Language and Literature - Greek
|Paper 1613-c||Ottoman Expansion and the Impact of the Fall of Constantinople in the Aegean|
Index terms: Byzantine Studies
Paper b: Since its foundation, the city of Constantinople was the political, ecclesiastical, commercial and cultural centre of the Byzantine world. The aim of the paper is to examine the reaction of the Greeks to the Fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Turks in 1453, as it is reflected in the Greek popular literature of the post-Byzantine era.