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European Kingdoms

Eastern Mediterranean


Fourth Crusade States
Duchy of Athens (AD 1205 - 1456)

These small Crusader states were founded by Boniface, marquis of Montferrat in 1204.

Eastern Roman Emperor Basil II in iconography

(Information by Peter Kessler, and from External Link: History of the Byzantine Empire (Live Science).)


Conquered by Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II.

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