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By Nikolaos G. Chrissis,Mike Carr

The conquest of Constantinople through the Fourth campaign shattered irreversibly the political and cultural harmony of the Byzantine international within the Greek peninsula, the Aegean and western Asia Minor. among the disintegration of the Byzantine Empire after 1204 and the consolidation of Ottoman strength within the 15th century, the realm used to be a posh political, ethnic and non secular mosaic, made from Frankish lordships, Italian colonies, Turkish beyliks, in addition to a couple of states that professed to be the continuators of the Byzantine imperial culture. This quantity brings jointly western medievalists, Byzantinists and Ottomanists, combining contemporary learn within the appropriate fields with a view to offer a holistic interpretation of this international of maximum fragmentation. 8 stimulating papers discover different factors that outlined touch and clash among Orthodox Greeks, Catholic Latins and Muslim Turks, highlighting universal topics that run via this era and comparing the alterations that happened over the years. specific emphasis is given at the crusades and how they affected interplay within the region. even if the effect of the crusades on Byzantine background top as much as 1204 has been broadly tested some time past, there was little learn at the manner crusading was once applied in Greece and the Aegean after that time. faraway from being restricted to crusading according to se, notwithstanding, the papers placed it into its wider context and think about different features of touch, similar to alternate, interfaith kin, and geographical exploration.

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