Byzantine Constantinople: The Walls of the City and Adjoining Historical Sites (Classic Reprint)


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The attention I have devoted, for many years, to the subject has been sustained by the conviction that the Empire of which New Rome was the capital defended the higher life of mankind against the attacks of formidable antagonists, and rendered eminent service to the cause of human welfare. This is what gives to the archaeological study of the city its dignity and importance.

Only a portion of my subject is dealt with in the present volume - the walls of the city, which were the bulwarks of civilization for more than a thousand years, and the adjoining sites and monuments memorable in history.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Alex van Millingen


Published Date - August 25 2019

ISBN - 9780266864318

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.8 cm

Page Count - 473

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