The Byzantines managed to retake Constantinople in 1261, ending the br ief The history of the Byzantine empire on the Black Sea came to a close in 1204. period of Latin dominance in the east.

Charles King. The Black Sea: A History, Oxford University Press, $14.29

The Byzantines managed to retake Constantinople in 1261, ending the br ief The history of the Byzantine empire on the Black Sea came to a close in 1204. period of Latin dominance in the east.

Charles King. The Black Sea: A History, Oxford University Press, $14.29