By Nickiphoros I Tsougarakis, Fellow Peter Lock (Au
The conquest of the Byzantine Empire by means of the armies of the Fourth campaign ended in the basis of a number of Latin political entities within the lands of Greece. The better half to Latin Greece deals thematic overviews of the historical past of the combined societies that emerged as a result conquest.
With devoted chapters at the artwork, literature, structure, numismatics, economic system, social and spiritual business enterprise and the crusading involvement of those Latin states, the amount bargains an creation to the examine of Latin Greece and a sampler of the instructions during which the sector of analysis is moving.
Contributors are: Nikolaos Chrissis, Charalambos Gasparis, Anastasia Papadia-Lala, Nicholas Coureas, David Jaccoby, Julian Baker, Gill web page, Maria Georgopoulou and Sophia Kalopissi-Verti.
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The pontificate of John xxii (1316–34) coincides with this era of change, and the ambivalent attitudes with regard to crusading aims in the Eastern Mediterranean are reflected in his policies. 38 Probably the most characteristic example of this transitional period, however, is the letter of 29 November 1322, which granted an indulgence to the Latins of Achaea who would die fighting “the schismatic Greeks, and Bulgarians and Alans and Turks and other infidel 36 Leopold, How to Recover, pp. ”, pp.
In preparation for an expedition to pursue his claim on Constantinople, Charles gathered an impressive array of allies. Besides the support of France, Charles enjoyed the backing of the papacy. 30 Venice, the duke of Burgundy, and Charles ii of Naples were numbered among Charles’ allies, who also established contacts with the Serbian king, Stephen Uros ii, with Latin lords in Greece, and even with discontented members of the Byzantine elite. Most dangerously for Byzantium, Charles also tried to make common cause with the Catalan Company, which would provide a body of experienced warriors already in Romania.
1969–89), 3:27–68 and 69–103; and the relevant chapters in Norman Housley, The Later Crusades: From Lyons to Alcazar, 1274–1580 (Oxford, 1992), pp. 49–117. Neither of them, however, covers the first half of the 13th century. The succinct survey by Wright, “On the Margins,” encompasses the entire period from the late 11th to the 15th century. The major works dealing with specific periods or aspects of crusading in Romania will be listed at the corresponding sections below. 7 A large part of the 13th- and 14th-century papal registers has been published by the Bibliothèque des Écoles Françaises d’Athènes et de Rome (henceforth befar); very useful is also the collection of papal letters dealing with the East, in the series Pontificia Commissio ad Redigendum Codicem Iuris Canonici Orientalis: Fontes, Series 3, ed.