Şehri Konstantin

City of Constantine

Mapping the remnants of Byzantine Constantinople

From Broken Bits of Byzantium (1872) by C. G. Curtis

The Origins of the Ottoman Empire

The Origins of the Ottoman Empire

M. Fuad Koprulu

This short book quickly dismisses the legends surrounding the rise of the House of Osman in favor of a much more plausible narrative. While the other post-Seljuk Beyliks boxed themselves into Anatolia, only the Ottomans had room to expand — into Byzantium.