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Turkey: With New Film About Conquest of Constantinople, It's like 1453 All Over Again

Considering it took place some 500 years ago, the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople in 1453 feels like it happened only yesterday -- at least in Istanbul. In recent years, an Ottoman history magazine titled "1453" has been introduced, a municipal museum called "Panorama 1453" has opened, and increasingly lavish commemorations and reenactments of the Ottomans' victory over the Byzantines are being put on. 

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Turkey: With New Film About Conquest of Constantinople, It's like 1453 All Over Again

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