Occupation by the Latin Empire

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"The “God-guarded city” of Constantinople withstood no fewer than seventeen sieges between the time it was founded in 330 and the end of the twelfth century. [...] Then, at the start of the thirteenth century, the city finally fell - not to an attack from the land but from the sea, and not to the infidel but to a Christian army."

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The capture of Constantinople in the Fourth Crusade (1204).

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