The Fourth Crusade and the Sack of Constantinople

The Fourth Crusade and the Sack of Constantinople

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In 1202, zealous western Christians gathered in Venice determined to liberate Jerusalem from the grip of Islam. The crusaders never made it to Jerusalem. After a dramatic series of events, the crusaders descended on the Christian city of Constantinople, the heart of the Byzantine Empire and the greatest metropolis in the known world.
Publisher: London, Eng. : Jonathan Cape, 2004.
ISBN: 9780224069861
0224069861
Characteristics: xxii, 374 pages, [8] pages of plates :,illustrations, maps ;,25 cm.

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melkweg
Jun 19, 2017

This is the book to read regarding the disastrous Fourth Crusade. With dramatic sweep the author traces the expedition from its inception to the pillage and destruction the Crusaders wrecked upon the Christian city of Constantinople. Other books dryly rely on sources, this very accurate book will actually take you there.

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