The Fourth Crusade and the sack of Constantinople / Jonathan Phillips.

Published
  • London : Pimlico 2005
Physical description
xxii, 374 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 20 cm
ISBN
  • 1844130800
  • 9781844130801
Notes
  • Originally published: London : Jonathan Cape, 2004.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-361) and index.
Contents
  • Acknowledgements -- List of illustrations -- A note on nomenclature -- Prologue : the coronation of Emperor Baldwin -- Introduction -- Maps -- 1. The origins and preaching of the fourth crusade, 1187-99 -- 2. Abbot Martin's crusade sermon, Basel cathedral, May 1200 -- 3. The tournament at Ecry, November 1199 -- 4. The treaty of Venice, April 1201 -- 5. Final preparations and leaving home, May 1201-June 1202 -- 6. The crusade at Venice and the siege of Zara, Summer and Autumn 1202 -- 7. The offer from Prince Alexius, December 1202-May 1203 -- 8. The crusade arrives at Constantinople, June 1203 -- 9. The first siege of Constantinople, July 1203 -- 10. Triumph and tensions at Constantinople, July-August 1203 -- 11. The great fire of August 1203 -- 12. The murder of Alexius IV and the descent into war, early 1204 -- 13. The conquest of Constantinople, April 1204 -- 14. The sack of Constantinople, April 1204 -- 15. The end of the fourth crusade and the early years of the Latin Empire, 1204-5 -- 16. The fate of the Latin Empire, 1206-61 -- 17. Afterword -- Chronology -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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