Byzantine Empire timeline

  • Byzantine Defeat at Manzikert

    In the east of Europe was the Byzantine Empire, Christians who had long followed a separate Orthodox rite. Since 1054 the Eastern Orthodox and... Read more

  • Siege of Constantinople (1204)

    The Sack of Constantinople or Siege of Constantinople (also called the Fourth Crusade) occurred in 1204; it destroyed parts of the capital of the... Read more