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The career and significance of John of Brienne, king of Jerusalem, emperor of Constantinople

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This thesis is a biographical study of John of Brienne, king of Jerusalem and later Latin emperor of Constantinople (d. 1237). John’s extraordinary career is touched on by many commentators concerned with the crusades and the Latin East in the early thirteenth century, but it has not been properly re-assessed for more than seventy years. A comprehensive re-examination opens up new angles on the political structures and social landscapes that produced it.

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Lincoln College
Department:
Humanities Division - History Faculty

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:6efad77d-921d-499a-8fa6-eccabcb0c608
Local pid:
ora:5509
Language:
English
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