By David Nicolle
The Fourth campaign was once the 1st and most famed of the 'diverted' crusades, that's, ones diverted from their initially meant aim. It was once additionally the 1st to be directed opposed to a fellow Christian, even though Orthodox, kingdom. firstly preached (from 1198 onwards) as a crusade opposed to Ayyubid Egypt, which was once adequately visible because the so much powerful risk to the Latin or 'Crusader' nation of Jerusalem, its first Christian goal used to be town of Zadar in what's now Croatia. The better a part of the crusading military then attacked the Byzantine capital of Constantinople, back as a part of their duties to Venice. the outcome used to be a siege and the 1st trap of that fab urban in 1203. This identify will spotlight all of the intrigue, deception, and betrayal of this tumultuous Crusade.
All credits to unique uploader/ripper/poster