When a CIA officer investigates a man, and his followers, attracting international attention through acts of public disruption, she embarks on a global high-stakes mission to uncover whether he is a divine entity, or a deceptive con artist.
After the death of his father Murat II, Mehmet II ascends to the Ottoman throne. After braving internal and external enemies, he decides to complete what he was destined to do - conquer Constantinople.
Cevdet (Haluk Bilginer), a retired commissioner, and his wife spend their pensions in peace on a farm away from the city. Suddenly the life of the family is destroyed by the sudden arrival of a terrible news from the little son.
It is true that the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II had Grand Duke Loukas Notaras and Grand Vizier Halil Pasha executed, but the orders were not carried out the same day Constantinople fell as the series portrays. Notaras was beheaded five days later along with a son and son-in-law during a banquet, while Halil was executed two or three months after the conquest of the city. Apparently, Notaras had revealed to the Sultan correspondence either he (Notaras) or the Byzantine Emperor Constantine XI had received from Halil. See more »
More Turkish and Ottoman History please
We practically are not aware of any of the Ottoman and Turkish history. To date there haven't been any American or European movies covering the conquest of Constantinople to my knowledge. I believe this indicates a bias.
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