- Florentine eyewitness to the conquest of Constantinople by the Ottomans (qq.v.) in 1453. His record is among the most useful accounts written by westerners present at the siege, partly because of its relative impartiality, but chiefly because it includes details of the siege not found in other accounts.
Historical Dictionary of Byzantium . John H. Rosser .
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Fall of Constantinople — This article is about the 1453 siege. For earlier attacks on the city, see List of sieges of Constantinople. Conquest of Constantinople Part of the Byzantine–Ottoman Wars and Ottoman wars in Europe … Wikipedia