The Last Centuries of Byzantium, 1261-1453
Cambridge University Press, 14 oct. 1993 - 463 pages
The Byzantine empire in the last two centuries of its existence had to rebuild itself after its conquest and dismemberment by the Fourth Crusade in 1204. Its emperors in exile recovered Constantinople in 1261 and this book narrates their empire's struggles for survival from that date until its final conquest by Ottoman Turks in 1453. First published in 1972, the book has been completely revised to take account of recent scholarship. It remains the best synthesis of the political, ecclesiastical and historical events of the period.
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The Empire in exile and its restoration
the age of civil
IO The question of the succession and the first civil war
The reign of John VI Cantacuzene 134754
the first crisis 13911402
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