The Prince of India or Why Constantinople Fell (Volume 1)

The Prince of India or Why Constantinople Fell Volume This novel from Wallace the writer of Ben Hur recounts events leading to the fall of Constantinople to the Turks in The legendary wandering jew in the guise of a Prince of India aids in b

  • Title: The Prince of India or Why Constantinople Fell (Volume 1)
  • Author: Lew Wallace
  • ISBN: 9781411599840
  • Page: 469
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1893 This novel from Wallace, the writer of Ben Hur, recounts events leading to the fall of Constantinople to the Turks in 1453 The legendary wandering jew, in the guise of a Prince of India aids in bringing about the downfall of the city and its empire by aiding and advising the Turkish Sultan Mehmed II See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishin1893 This novel from Wallace, the writer of Ben Hur, recounts events leading to the fall of Constantinople to the Turks in 1453 The legendary wandering jew, in the guise of a Prince of India aids in bringing about the downfall of the city and its empire by aiding and advising the Turkish Sultan Mehmed II See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

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    1. Rise, too, ye Shapes and Shadows of the Past Rise from your long forgotten grazes at last Let us behold your faces, let us hear The words you uttered in those days of fear Revisit your familiar haunts again The scenes of triumph and the scenes of pain And leave the footprints of your bleeding feet Once more upon the pavement of the street LONGFELLOWOpening: THE NAMELESS BAYIn the noon of a September day in the year of our dear Lord 1395, a merchant vessel nodded sleepily upon the gentle swells o [...]

    2. I found the 2-volume first edition in a rummage sale years ago, and have read it twice. The wandering Jew has provided the basis for several stories, and this is one of the best. Wallace was the US consul in the middle east after the Civil War, and his oriental novels are all well-researched.

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