The Conquest of Constantinople - Excerpts

Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher: Recorded Books

Date: June 1993

Duration: 4 hours 14 minutes

Summary:

Statesman and soldier Geoffroy de Villehardouin played a leading role in the Fourth Crusade of the 13th century. Medieval knights were led to believe that they could battle their way to Heaven on a road paved by earthly plunder and Christian blood. Villehardouin's first-hand account provides insight into the noble and barbaric motivations of the crusaders in one of the most famous of religious and military campaigns.

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