IMC 2007: Sessions

Session 111: Constantinople and the Latin Empire

Monday 9 July 2007, 11.15-12.45

Organiser:Heidi Bridger, Royal Holloway, University of London
Moderator/Chair:Peter Lock, School of Historical & Geographical Studies, University College of York St John
Paper 111-aThe City and the Cross: Constantinople and the Latin Empire in Papal Crusading Policy in the 13th Century
(Language: English)
Nikolaos Chrissis, Royal Holloway, University of London
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Crusades, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 111-bImperial City or City Empire: Was the Latin Empire Anything More than the City of Constantinople?
(Language: English)
Heidi Bridger, Royal Holloway, University of London
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Crusades, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 111-cMarino Sanudo and the Latin Empire
(Language: English)
Peter Lock, School of Historical & Geographical Studies, University College of York St John
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Crusades, Language and Literature - Italian, Politics and Diplomacy
Abstract

One of the greatest cities in the medieval world, Constantinople was influential and attractive in many ways and to many groups. This session explores some aspects of the impact and presentation of the city and it’s Latin rulers in both the Greek and Latin worlds of the 13th century.