Traces possible historical models for the Siege of Minas Tirith, particularly the fall of Constantinople in 1453.
Swycaffer, Jefferson P.
"Historical Motivations for the Siege of Minas Tirith,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 10
, Article 14.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol10/iss1/14
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