Sack Of Constantinople During The 4th Crusade

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1st - Sack of Constantinople by the Venetian Crusaders during the 4th Crusade. When the Byzantine's finally re-took the city some 60 years later, they were never able to recover financially.

2nd - Plague - The empire Constantinople more specifically sat on the Bosphorus, and other important trade routes. Plague, almost every time it broke out in Europe or the middle Eastwould hit the Byzantines hard and decimate there population forcing them to rely on foreign mercenaries for soldiers

3rd - Reverance to the old ways. In the end, had Constantine X adopted the newest warfare technology of the day, the Byzantine Empire might, and stress might, still be here. In the end, the Ottomans never could breach the Theodossian Walls of Constantinoplem
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