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The Fourth Crusade and the sack of Constantinople

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Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Istanbul (Turkey)
    • Subjects:
    • Crusades -- Fourth, 1202-1204,
    • Istanbul (Turkey) -- History -- Siege, 1203-1204

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-361) and index.

      StatementJonathan Phillips.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD164 .P48 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 374 p. :
      Number of Pages374
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3302239M
      ISBN 100670033502
      LC Control Number2004042017


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In thousands of men, dispatched by Pope Innocent IV to recover the Holy Places in Palestine, were diverted by the Venetians to the territory of the Christian Byzantine empire.

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The Fourth Crusade and the Sack of Constantinople by Jonathan Phillips. Inzealous Western Christians gathered in Venice determined to liberate Jerusalem from the grip of Islam. But the crusaders never made it to the Holy Land. A more academic approach is "The Fourth Crusade: The Conquest of Constantinople" () by Donald Queller and Thomas Madden.

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Viking $ (p) ISBN Phillips's book. This revised and expanded edition of The Fourth Crusade gives fresh emphasis to events in Byzantium and the Byzantine response to the actions of the Crusaders.

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An Ungodly War: The Sack of Constantinople and the Fourth Crusade: Bartlett, W. B.: : BooksReviews: 2. Two years earlier, aflame with religious zeal, the Fourth Crusade set out to free Jerusalem from the grip of Islam.

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