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Underground cells Ottoman Dungeons

The Anemas Dungeon is more like a prison than a dungeon and was built in Byzantine times to house prisoners who had unsuccessfully revolted against the Byzantine emperor. It is part of the land walls on the west side of … Continue reading

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The Siege: One of History’s Most Important Recruitment Decisions

The siege has been running in full force for over a week now. Ottoman troops began to take up their positions along the walls during the first week of April. The Sultan himself erected his tent north of the civil … Continue reading

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