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Roger Crowley

Biography

Roger Crowley

Roger Crowley read English at Cambridge University and taught English in Istanbul. He has traveled extensively throughout the Mediterranean basin over many years and has a wide-ranging interest in its past and culture, as well as in seafaring and eyewitness history. He is the author of 1453: The Holy War for Constantinople and the Clash of Islam and the West, EMPIRES OF THE SEA: The Siege of Malta, the Battle of Lepanto, and the Contest for the Center of the World, and CITY OF FORTUNE: How Venice Ruled the Seas. He lives in Gloucestershire, England.

Roger Crowley