Trebizond

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History Today
Vol. 10, no. 2 (February 1960), p. 125-135

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When the rapacious warriors of the Fourth Crusade seized Constantinope at the beginning of the 13th century, two Byzantine princes set up an empire-in-exile stretching from Georgia along the Black Sea coast. This new empire outlived the parent city. Until 1461 it remained an unconquered outpost of Greek-Christian civilization