Why did Constantinople finally fall?
There are a number of reasons; however, the main ones are as below:
1- Byzantine Empire's army were outnumbered by Mehmet II's massive troops
2- Byzantine Empire had already been reduced to a city-state inside its strong defensive fortification, so Constantinople was an open target with no support from outside the city
3- The reinforcement from Rome, despite emperor's requests, was delayed (according to some intentionally), and
4- Mehmet II's army finally managed to open big holes in the city walls with massive cannons built by a Hungarian engineer, who had offered his invention to the Byzantine emperor and the emperor could not afford it.
the fall of constantinople did not effect christianity
The significance of the fall of the fall of Constantinople is that it was the fall of the last christian empire in eastern Europe.
Fall of Constantinople happened on 1453-04-06.
The Byzantine Empire was greatly weakened by the Fourth Crusade in 1204, which captured large swathes of the empire, including Constantinople. Though the Queen of Cities and much of the lost land was eventually reclaimed, the Latins had severely damaged both the economy and the military capabilities of what they had conquered initially- indeed, Constantinople was nearly deserted. The Byzantines were further weakened by a series of civil wars in the 14th century, and finally… Read More
Yes, when Constantinople fell, the scholars from Constantinople took their work ie: Maps, Paintings, Formulas, Diagrams, etc. They went to Italy and spread their Ideas. So, the fall of Constantinople affected the Italian Renaissance,
The Ottoman Turks conquered Constantinople in 1453.
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The Fall of Constantinople occurred on May 29, 1453. The fighting lasted for three days, and resulted in Ottoman control of the Christian Orthodox city.
Europe mobilized to retake Constantinople soon after
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In the year 1453 AD.
Where did the leadership of the Orthodox Church move to after the fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Turks?
Nowhere, it remained in Constantinople, and is still there today.
The fall of Constantinople occurred when the Ottoman Empire took over the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire. There were 4,000 people killed including private citizens.
April 12, 1204
May 29th 1453
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The Fall of Constantinople was the capture of Constantinople of the Byzantine Empire which occurred after a siege laid by the Ottoman Empire, under the command of Sultan Mehmet II El-Fatih.
May 29, 1453 with the fall of Constantinople (now Istanbul) to the Turks
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about 135,000 to 150,000
During its fall, rape murder and pillage were common.
When Constantinople fell, refugees headed to Europe took vast amounts of art and knowledge from Constantinople. This ignited the Renaissance, a whole rebirth or art and knowledge from the Dark Ages as well as the fallen Constantinople.
The Romans end up with the fall of Constantinople. Constantinople was the capital of the East part of the once unified Roman Empire.
The Ottoman Turks in 1454 CE when they finally captured Constantinople.
The Fall of Constantinople was in 1453 C.E. or 1453 A.D. (not B.C.E. or B.C.).
The city of Constantinople was the last part of the Roman world to fall (in 1543).
Constantinople was named after the Roman Emperor Constantine. After the fall of the Roman Empire it became a predominantly Muslim and was renamed Istanbul which is in Turkey.
From its recapture in 1261 until its fall in 1453, Constantinople was ruled by the Palaiologoi Dynasty (also known as the Byzantine Empire).
>Constantinople fell with rome in 414 to the Byzantine Empire. >>Constantinople fell on May 29, 1453 to Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror. This is when the Byzantine Empire also fell, and the Hagia Sophia became a mosque.
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all i know is the Turks deystroyed them
The fall of constantinople, an important trading city, cut off commercial land routes between europe of asia. western europe was forced to look to the sea instead for commerce, leading to the age of exploration.
The Byzantine or Eastern Roman Empire was technically formed in 285. Constantinople, it's capital, was founded in 330. Through some changes and incarnations, you could say it lasted until the fall of Constantinople in the crusades (1204), the final 'fall' of Constantinople (1453) or the fall of Trebizond in 1461. Usually, though, we'd say it's period was from 330 to 1453, all dates CE (AD).
Yes the Empire fell when the city fell.
Rome, until the fall of the western empire, when it shifted to Constantinople.
overland trade routes to Asia were closed
Constantine lead the Byzantines and Mehmed led the Ottomans.
Contsantinople was taken over by the Ottoman Turks in 1453.
The city, which had been Christian, became Muslim.
Control of Constantinople by the Ottoman Empire did not occur until 1453. Before that time, Constantinople was controlled by the Byzantine Empire (the Eastern Roman Empire) of Europe. Constantinople rose to prominence in the 6th century A.D. and thereafter, after becoming the seat of the Roman Empire (ever since the fall of Rome in 476 A.D.
First of all, Constantinople was in a natural cross road for land and sea trade routes. Second, Constantinople was on a peninsula, so it was very easy to defend. Finally, Constantinople had a secret weapon in Greek fire, which could burn on water. Since Constantinople was surrounded by water on three sides Greek fire was invaluable in sea battles.
Constantinople is today known as Istanbul, and has been ever since the fall of the Ottoman Empire and the creation of Turkey (1922). It is located on both sides of the Bosporus Strait in Southeastern Europe.
The fall of Constantinople in 1453 was important in many ways. One of the most significant was the subsequent emigration of Byzantine scholars and intellectuals (along with some of their treasured texts) to the West: their influence had a direct impact on the Renaissance and Reformation and, thus, on the subsequent course of Western History as a whole.
What was the effect of the migration of Greek scholars and texts to Italy following the Fall of Constantinople?
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It was a disease that resembled what we know as the bubonic plague. This horrifying illness hit constantinople in the later years of justinian's reign. This probably arrived from india on ships infested with rats.
Why did the fall of Constantinople in 1453 have a significance impact on renaissance humanism in Italy?
The fall of Constantinople lead to the migration of thousands of Greek scholars to the rest of Europe, mainly to Venetia (and other parts of "Italy"). With them they brought many texts from and knowledge of ancient Greece, that were unknown to these Italians. This in turn boosted the renaissance movement.
There was no Byzantine state before the move of the capital to Constantinople (Byzantium = Constantinople), unless you mean 1261 when the city was recovered from its western conquerors. But I suspect you don't. The transfer of 330 made the predominantly Greek-speaking east of the Roman Empire more central. The new location proved more defensible as Rome fell to invading armies in 410 and 455. While the Western Empire finally ended in 476, the Eastern… Read More
It's a fairly modern name for the East Roman Empire, which continued in existence until 1453. A modern descriptor used to refer to the eastern half of the Roman Empire from the founding of Constantinople (named Nova Roma or new Rome, but the name Constantinople or City of Constantine stuck, so this is what it was called in later centuries) in 340 CE to the fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Turks in 1451 CE… Read More