Doge of Venice

Four Horses at St Mark’s Venice

Four Horses at St Mark’s Venice

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The Fourth Crusade led to the sacking of Constantinople, instead of Egypt, by a combined army of French, Flemings, Lombards, Germans and Venetians. It took place in April 1204 and was a complete disaster. It leaders lost control as the army went on a rampage of raping and looting, bringing…