The Fourth Crusade and the Sack of Constantinople by Jonathan Phillips

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About Jonathan Phillips

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JONATHAN PHILLIPS, PhD, is a professor of Church History at the University of London and will be the host of the forthcoming PBS series, Route to Christianity. The author of four books, he was the main contributor to the History Channel’s 2005 series The Crusades: The Crescent and the Cross. His most recent book, Holy Warriors, was received with critical acclaim and honors.
 
Published March 29, 2005 by Penguin Books. 400 pages
Genres: History, Travel, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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if the Fourth Crusade did succeed in retaking the Holy Land,” he notes, “then there would have been quite genuine possibilities to secure lands and wealth.” The Greeks of Constantinople controlled territories and monopolies in the eastern Mediterranean that Venice was avid to secure, and Venice w...

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While the first three Crusades were launched in an effort to reclaim Jerusalem from Muslims, the Fourth Crusade, begun in 1202, pitted Christians against Christians: Roman Catholics against Orthodox.

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