Fowert Crusade

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Fowert Crusade
Pairt o the Crusades
ConquestOfConstantinopleByTheCrusadersIn1204.jpg
Conquest o Constantinople bi the Crusaders in 1204
Date1202–1204
LocationBalkans
Result Crusader Sack o Constantinople
Establishment o the Latin Empire.
Territorial
changes
Pairteetion o the Byzantine Empire, creation o Crusader states in the Balkans
Belligerents

Crusaders:
 Republic o Venice
 Haly Roman Empire
Arms of the Kingdom of France (Ancien).svg Kinrick o Fraunce

Byzantine Empire
Coa Hungary Country History Bela III (1172-1196).svg Kinrick o Hungary
Kinrick o Croatie
Commanders an leaders
Republic o Venice Enrico Dandolo
Flag of Montferrat.svg Boniface I
Blason Blois Ancien.svg Louis I
Isaac II Angelos
Alexios III Angelos
Alexios IV Angelos
Alexios V Doukas
Kaloyan o Bulgarie
Emeric o Hungary
Strenth
Crusaders: 10,000 men[1]
Venetians: 10,000 men[1] and 210 ships[2]
Byzantines: 15,000 men[3] an 20 ships[4][5]

The Fowert Crusade (1202–04) wis a Wastren European airmed expedeetion oreeginally intendit tae conquer Muslim-controlled Jerusalem bi means o an invasion throu Egyp.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Phillips, Jonathan (2004). The Fourth Crusade and the Sack of Constantinople. New York: Viking. p. 14. ISBN 978-0-14-303590-9. 
  2. Phillips. The Fourth Crusade, p. 106.
  3. D. Queller, The Fourth Crusade The Conquest of Constantinople, 185
  4. Phillips, The Fourth Crusade, p. 157.
  5. Treadgold, W. A Concise History of Byzantium, 187