The Fourth Crusade Was One Of The Key Events In Medieval HistoryThe Fall Of Constantinople To The Venetians And The Soldiers Of The Fourth Crusade In April Was Its Climax It Ensured That Byzantium S Days As A Great Power Were Over It Equally Ensured That Westerners Would Dominate The Levant The Lands Of The Old Byzantine Empire Until The End Of The Middle Ages This Book Asks Just How Important Was The Fourth As A Turning Point In The Middle East The Broad Setting Is The Encounter Of Byzantium With The West Within The Framework Of The Crusades Differences Of Outlook And Interest Meant That This Encounter Was Soon Overburdened With Mutual Distrust Was Some Kind Of A Solution And Created Situations Scarcely Conceivable Even Two Years Before When The Fourth Crusade Set Sail From Venice
Michael Angold is Professor Emeritus of Byzantine history at the University of Edinburgh.He is Editor of Cambridge History of Christianity V Eastern Christianity 2006 and author of A Byzantine Government in Exile 1974 , The Byzantine Empire 1025 1204 1985 , Church and Society in Byzantium under the Comneni 1082 1261 1995 , and The Fourth Crusade 2003.
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- The Fourth Crusade: Event and Context (Medieval World)
- Michael Angold
- 04 March 2019 Michael Angold