By Nickiphoros I Tsougarakis, Fellow Peter Lock (Au
The conquest of the Byzantine Empire by way of the armies of the Fourth campaign led to the basis of a number of Latin political entities within the lands of Greece. The better half to Latin Greece bargains thematic overviews of the heritage of the combined societies that emerged end result of the conquest.
With devoted chapters at the artwork, literature, structure, numismatics, economic system, social and non secular agency and the crusading involvement of those Latin states, the quantity bargains an advent to the learn of Latin Greece and a sampler of the instructions within which the sector of study is moving.
Contributors are: Nikolaos Chrissis, Charalambos Gasparis, Anastasia Papadia-Lala, Nicholas Coureas, David Jaccoby, Julian Baker, Gill web page, Maria Georgopoulou and Sophia Kalopissi-Verti.
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The pope involved the mendicant orders quite extensively in recruiting crusaders and raising funds for the planned campaign. One of the greatest lords of France, Peter of Dreux, count of Brittany, was expected to lead the expedition. , 12 vols. (Graz, 1964–) [in progress], 7: no. 152; 8: nos. 70 (69), 131–33 (130–32); 9: no. 45. See Nikolaos G. Chrissis, Crusading in Frankish Greece: A Study of Byzantine-Western Relations and Attitudes, 1204– 1282 (Turnhout, 2012), pp. 1–56. , Regesta Honorii Papae iii, 2 vols.
After surveying the information on the existence of Jewish communities in the various towns and territories of Romania, the essay examines the socio-legal status of the Jews under Latin rule and attempts to assess the effects of the Latin conquest on the Jewry of Greece. The remaining three chapters deal with various aspects of the arts and culture of medieval Greece. Gill Page writes on the literature of the Frankish domains. Her examination begins with the Chansonnier du Roi, an intriguing and rare survivor of the courtly culture that the Franks transplanted into the Peloponnese.
13 The major relevant sources are noted in the corresponding sections below and in the bibliography at the end of the volume. Crusades and Crusaders in Medieval Greece 29 Historical Outline Crusading in Frankish Greece can be divided into three major phases. Those phases are defined, first and foremost, by the objectives of these expeditions and the enemies they were turned against. The first one, from 1204 to the late 1320s, was characterised by efforts to prop up or restore the Latin states which were established in the area in the wake of the Fourth Crusade, and as a result crusading was directed mainly against the Byzantine Greeks.