On the 29th of May we mark the 558th year since the fall of the Great City, and still many questions linger. Specifically, why did Mehmed II succeed in taking Constantinople when so many before him had failed? The end of the city has become a point of marked importance in Greek culture and signifies the beginning of a period of enslavement and poverty in the Greek psyche. Why did Constantinople fall?
The head-covering of Muslim women and the issues and controversies surrounding it.