The Unholy Crusade
The Ransacking of Medieval ConstantinopleBook - 2006
The Fourth Crusade was supposed to restore the holy city of Jerusalem to Christian control. Instead, perverted by greed and ambition, it resulted in the ruin of one of the world's most magnificent cities and ultimately led to the near extinction of Christianity in the East. This comprehensive volume provides readers with an overview of this historic event, covering the motivations, events, and aftermath of this bloody campaign.
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Lucent Books, 2006.
Branch Call Number: J 949.503 Lac
Characteristics: 104 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.