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Turkey’s Erdogan Hails the 1453 Fall of Constantinople

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan celebrated the 556th anniversary of the fall of Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul) to Ottoman Turk forces on May 29, 1453. In...

Turkey Wants to Make Fall of Constantinople a National Day

Every year on May 29, Turkish people celebrate the Fall of Constantinople in 1453 AD with glamorous festivities. Now, they discuss declaring this day...

Manuscript of Great Historic Importance Found in Istanbul

An important manuscript was discovered in Topkapi Palace in Istanbul. Topkapi was the residence of the Ottoman sultans for almost 400 years. The manuscript found...