Emperor Michael Palaeologus and the West, 1258-1282: A Study in Byzantine-Latin Relations

Emperor Michael Palaeologus and the West A Study in Byzantine Latin Relations None

  • Title: Emperor Michael Palaeologus and the West, 1258-1282: A Study in Byzantine-Latin Relations
  • Author: Deno John Geanakoplos
  • ISBN: 9780208013101
  • Page: 308
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. The standard account of the reign of this "most Byzantine" (to use Geanakoplos's own words) of Byzantine rulers. Although written to an academic audience -- who expect the extensive footnotes & digressions into evaluating sources -- beneath it all is a fascinating story of ruthless aggregation of power on an international scale. Michael is the man in whose reign Constantinople was recovered for the Byzantines -- it had been captured by Western Forces in 1204 as the end result of the criminal [...]

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