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A book shop in Constantinople

A book shop is a store that sells books. These shops acted as suppliers of books and maps in the cities of Constantinople and Cappadocia during the early 16th century.

The Mentor of the Italian Brotherhood of Assassins Ezio Auditore da Firenze used akçe to renovate and visit the book shops during his adventures in the Ottoman Empire.[1]

Available books


Book Author Price
Odyssey Homer 201 Akce
Aeneid Virgil 242 Akce
Mu'allaqat Hammad Ar-Rawiya 334 Akce
Geography Ptolemy 483 Akce
The History of the Kings of Britain Geoffrey of Monmouth 529 Akce
Heimskringla Snorri Sturluson 1,840 Akce
The Book of Prophecies Christopher Columbus 3,220 Akce
The Golden Ass Apuleius 3,588 Akce
Parallel Lives Plutarch 9,085 Akce
Metamorphoses Ovid 9,315 Akce
Opus Majus Roger Bacon 9,775 Akce
The Secret History of the Mongols Unknown 24,725 Akce
Anabasis Alexandri Arrian 27,600 Akce
Record of the Grand Historian Sima Qian 44,505 Akce


Book Author Price
Digenes Akritas Unknown 59,800 Akce
Cronica Ramon Muntaner 76,475 Akce
Tirant lo Blanch Joanot Martorell 86,250 Akce
Bibliotheca Photius 97,750 Akce

Book quests

The Polo brothers had hidden ten books within Constantinople. Ezio Auditore found these with the help of his Eagle Sense.


After purchasing and finding all available books, Ezio returned to the Galata headquarters and was surprised to receive a visit from Sofia Sartor.

  • Sofia: Hello!
  • Ezio: Eh?
  • Sofia: Ezio, you old snake! You walked right past me.
  • Ezio: Forgive me, Sofia. I did not notice. What are you doing in Galata?
  • Sofia: Making some deliveries. Is this where you stay?
  • Ezio: Ah, sì (yes). It is a kind of... school.
  • Sofia: What is taught here?
  • Ezio: Come this way. I want to show you something. I have been stocking the library here with rare books. A good start, no?
  • Sofia: Ah! These are all so beautiful. And such diversity. So, are these men and women YOUR students?
  • Ezio: In a way, yes.
  • Sofia: Well, if they ever need a literature scholar, give them my name. In a pinch, I am a pretty good teacher.
  • Ezio: If they find the time to read, I certainly will.
  • Sofia: Oh! Chaucer! Bellissimo. (Very nice.)[1]


The book shops also offered maps revealing the locations of treasure chests within Constantinople and Cappadocia, as well as a map revealing the locations of Ishak Pasha's memoir pages.

Map Price
Imperial District Map 1 949 Akce
Imperial District Map 2 1,380 Akce
Galata Map 1 828 Akce
Galata Map 2 1,323 Akce
Bayezid District Map 1 874 Akce
Bayezid District Map 2 1,495 Akce
Constantine District Map 1 897 Akce
Constantine District Map 2 1,633 Akce
Arsenal Map 1,415 Akce
Cappadocia Map 1 1,104 Akce
Cappadocia Map 2 1,760 Akce
Ishak Pasha's Memoir Map 12,075 Akce

∞25 Animus data fragments needed to be collected to buy this map.




  1. 1.0 1.1 Assassin's Creed: Revelations
  2. Assassin's Creed: RevelationsSigns and Symbols, Part I
  3. Assassin's Creed: RevelationsSigns and Symbols, Part II
  4. Assassin's Creed: RevelationsSigns and Symbols, Part III
  5. Assassin's Creed: RevelationsThe Polo Symbols: Hippodrome
  6. Assassin's Creed: RevelationsThe Polo Symbols: Galata
  7. Assassin's Creed: RevelationsThe Polo Symbols: Arsenal
  8. Assassin's Creed: RevelationsThe Polo Symbols: Forum of the Ox
  9. Assassin's Creed: RevelationsThe Polo Symbols: Aqueduct
  10. Assassin's Creed: RevelationsThe Polo Symbols: Church I
  11. Assassin's Creed: RevelationsThe Polo Symbols: Church II

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