The Byzantine Empire from the eleventh to the fifteenth century

@inproceedings{Chrysostomides2009TheBE,
  title={The Byzantine Empire from the eleventh to the fifteenth century},
  author={Julian Chrysostomides},
  year={2009}
}
The defeat of the Byzantine armyby the Seljuk Turks at the battle of Malazgirt (Manzikert) in 1071 ushered in a period of military decline, which, despite its fluctuations, culminated with the capture of Constantinople by the Ottoman Turks in 1453. This event brought to an end an empire, which, despite the ethnic, linguistic and religious varieties existing within its borders, in essence had maintained its Graeco-Roman and Christian culture and tradition. Originally the eastern half ( pars… Expand
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