The Sultan of Byzantium


Author: Selçuk Altun

Fighting the Ottoman invaders in Constantinople, Emperor Constantine XI was killed—his body never found.,,Legend has it that he escaped in a Genoese ship, cheating certain death at the hands of the Turks and earning himself the title of Immortal Emperor.,,Five centuries after his disappearance, three mysterious men contact a young professor living in Istanbul. Members of a sec….Read More

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