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Synopsis for Thurs 4th February JW3 afternoon zoom lecture

Byzantine Politics in Byzantine Empire


Short Introduction

A story of intrigue, love, and blinding 1067-71

Emperor Romanos

A question of definition: Seljuk Turks, Ottoman Turks, Turks

Battle of Manzikert 1071

Betrayal of Romanos

Crusading Army involves itself with Byzantine politics and ends up sacking Constantinople

Latin Emperors of Byzantium 1204-61

The Ottomans are on their way 1326 ..........to be continued


Book lists for further reading are on the earlier synopses

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