James D. Shipman

About me

James D. Shipman is the author of “Constantinopolis,” a novel of the fall of Constantinople. Mr. Shipman has a degree in history from the University of Washington. “Constantinopolis” has ranked as high as #76 in historical fiction at Amazon.com.

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The year is 1453. Constantinople is the impregnable jewel of the East. It has stood as the greatest Christian city for a millennium as hordes of would-be invaders have met their defeat at its walls. But now Mehmet the Conqueror, the youthful and ambitious Sultan of the Ottoman Empire intends…

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