Thursday, April 05, 2012

The frailties of men

Could Byzantium have been saved?

The First Crusade, the true story

Why was there a sudden need to recover the city where Jesus Christ lived and was crucified? The answer, writes Peter Frankopan, lies in the imperial capital of Constantinople.
By Peter Frankopan *

Harvard University Press & Random House UK

A review in The Tablet.

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