Art 4405-December 6

Art 4405-December 6 - [TheLatinConquest(12041261 ,as...

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[The Latin Conquest (1204-1261) There are few signs of the Latin Conquest in Constantinople, as Rodley (p. 265) indicated: “in Constantinople, Latin effort went into removal rather than addition.” 1182: a riot in Constantinople had left many “Latins” killed. 1204: the Byzantine Empire was divided by the conquering parties: the Venetians took the coasts, the Knights Templar took the Southern Territories, the Northern Europeans took Constantinople. Artists fled Constantinople and went to the west or to where the Byzantine court went into exile, namely: -Nicaea (near Constantinople) -Epiros (on the west coast of Greece) -Trebizond (on the southeastern shore of the Black Sea)]
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[In July of 1261, Michael VIII Palaiologos (who was the regent for a young heir to the throne of the exiled Byzantine court in Nicea) re-conquered Constantinople when the Venetian fleet was occupied elsewhere. He established the last major dynasty of the Byzantine Empire: The Palaiologan Dynasty. Constantinople was in shambles when they took over.
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2009 for the course ART 4405 taught by Professor Camerlenghi during the Fall '07 term at LSU.

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