The Fall of Constantinople: History & Explanation


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Which of the following DID NOT contribute to the decline of the Byzantine Empire?

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1. What elements made up Constantinople's superior defenses?

2. How did Mehmet II defeat the chain wall across the Golden Horn?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will test your knowledge of Constantinople. You will be tested on topics such as the Byzantine Empire and Mehmet II.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Constantinople's defensive tactics
  • Mehmet II and the Chain Horn
  • The downfall of Constantinople

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Constantinople
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the consequences of Constantinople's fall
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the Byzantine Empire and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson titled The Fall of Constantinople: History & Explanation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details the Ottoman Turks
  • Explains the Byzantine Empire
  • Covers the impact of Mehmet II
  • Explores the end of Constatinople