Laitin Empire

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Empire o Romanie

Imperium Romaniae
1204–1261
Arms of the Latin Empire of Constantinople o Laitin Empire
Arms of the Latin Empire of Constantinople
The Laitin Empire wi its vassals (in yellae) an the Greek successor states o the Byzantine Empire (in reid) efter the Treaty o Nymphaeum in 1214. The borders are very uncertain.
The Laitin Empire wi its vassals (in yellae) an the Greek successor states o the Byzantine Empire (in reid) efter the Treaty o Nymphaeum in 1214. The borders are very uncertain.
CaipitalConstantinople
Common leidsLaitin, Auld French (official)
Greek (popular)
Releegion
Roman Catholic (official)
Greek Orthodox (popular)
GovrenmentMonarchy
Emperor 
• 1204–1205
Baldwin I
• 1206–1216
Henry
• 1216–1217
Peter
• 1217–1219
Yolanda (regent)
• 1219–1228
Robert I
• 1228–1237
John o Brienne (regent)
• 1237–1261
Baldwin II
Historical eraHeich Middle Ages
• Established
1204
• Disestablished
1261
Aurie
1204 est.339,000 km2 (131,000 sq mi)
1260 est.22,000 km2 (8,500 sq mi)
Precedit bi
Succeedit bi
Byzantine Empire
Byzantine Empire unner the Palaiologos dynasty

The Empire o Romanie[1] (Laitin: Imperium Romaniae), mair commonly kent in historiography as the Latin Empire (Greek: Λατινική Αυτοκρατορία) or Laitin Empire o Constantinople, wis a feudal Crusader state foondit bi the leaders o the Fowert Crusade on lands capturt frae the Byzantine Empire.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. On the lang history o "Romanie" as a territorial name for the Roman an (later) Byzantine empires, see R.L. Wolff, "Romania: The Latin Empire of Constantinople". In: Speculum, 23 (1948), pp. 1-34.