The Fourth Crusade 1202-04: The betrayal of Byzantium through David Nicolle
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Overview: The Fourth Crusade used to be the primary, and most renowned of the ‘diverted’ Crusades, which noticed the Crusade diverted from its authentic goal, Ayyubi Egypt, to assault the Christian town of Zadar in trendy Croatia as an alternative, an assault that used to be little greater than a mercenary motion to pay off the Venetians for his or her provision of a fleet to the Crusaders. This guide examines the mixed motion and sacking of town of Zara, which noticed the Crusaders quickly excommunicated through the Pope. It is going on to guage how the affect of the Venetians induced an assault on Constantinople, analyses the siege that adopted and describes the naval attack and sacking of town which noticed the Crusaders position Count Baldwin of Flanders at the Byzantine throne.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History