May 29, 2021
The City is Fallen!- Εάλω η Πόλις! May 29th 1453
Mehmed the Conqueror (to Constantine Paleologos):" Do you wish to quit the city and go...or do you choose to resist and to lose your life and belongings, and to have the Turks take the populace captive and scatter them throughout the earth?"
Constantine :"The right to surrender the City to you belongs neither to me nor to anyone who dwells here. Rather than to have our lives spared, it is our common resolve willingly to die."