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History of Achaea: Ancient Achaea, Castles in Achaia, Principality of Achaea, Roman Achaea, Fourth Crusade, Ancient Corinth, Fulvia

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Published August 19th 2011
ISBN : 9781233115259
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52 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 50. Chapters: Ancient Achaea, Castles in Achaia, Principality of Achaea, Roman Achaea, Fourth Crusade, AncientMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 50. Chapters: Ancient Achaea, Castles in Achaia, Principality of Achaea, Roman Achaea, Fourth Crusade, Ancient Corinth, Fulvia, History of Patras, Achaean League, Helike, Duchy of Athens, War of the Euboeote Succession, Chlemoutsi, Battle of Rhium, Battle of Chaeronea, Leontio, Thespiae, Aigeira, Battle of Dyme, William of Moerbeke, Battle of Orchomenus, Farres, Argyra, Greece, Sextus of Chaeronea, Patras Castle, Salmeniko Castle, Battle of Corinth, Glarentza, Lordship of Salona, Santameri Castle, Koinon of Free Laconians, Achaean Doric Greek, Philip of Lagonesse, Boura, Rio Castle, William I de la Roche, Arba, Theagenes of Patras, Argos and Nauplia, Hyperesia, Galeran of Ivry, Alagonia, Arcadian Azania, Wall of Dyme, Aegae, Nicholas II of Saint Omer, Nicholas III of Saint Omer, Phaestus, Sidirokastro, Thaliadae, Gonoessa, Argyrokastro Castle, Epidotes, Boios, Boline, Achaea, Centurione I Zaccaria. Excerpt: The Fourth Crusade (1202-1204) was originally intended to conquer Muslim-controlled Jerusalem by means of an invasion through Egypt. Instead, in April 1204, the Crusaders of Western Europe invaded and conquered the Christian (Eastern Orthodox) city of Constantinople, capital of the Eastern Roman Empire (Byzantine Empire). This is seen as one of the final acts in the Great Schism between the Eastern Orthodox Church and Roman Catholic Church. The crusaders established the Latin Empire (1204-1261) and other Latin states in the Byzantine lands they conquered. After the limited success of the Third Crusade (1189-1192), there was little interest in Europe for another crusade against the Muslims. The crusaders had lost Jerusalem to the Ayyubid dynasty, which ruled all of Syria and Egypt, and only a few cities along the coast were still held by the crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem, now centered on Acre. The Third Crusade had also estab...