The Medicus of Constantinople

ebook Historical Novel

By Alfred Bekker

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The Medicus of Constantinople: Historical Novel

Alfred Bekker and Silke Bekker

The size of this book is equivalent to 498 paperback pages.

Constantinople in the mid-15th century: The Byzantine Empire is crumbling, and the Turks are closing in. The emperors fall victim to intrigue - or the plague. With the Black Death raging, fear and superstition take over. Maria di Lorenzo's brother has also joined a sect, and the young woman must run the family's trading house alone. When she meets the doctor Wolfhart, a passionate love develops. Wolfhart is in town to meet Fausto Cagliari, the most famous plague doctor of his time. But he must realize that Cagliari is pursuing a truly diabolical plan ...

The Medicus of Constantinople