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Roman statues reused in the medieval period

On the blog, I’ve shown you examples of Roman buildings reused in the medieval period – in Rome and York for example. But Roman statues were also refashioned. Sometimes in rather peculiar ways. Medieval statue in Venice is Roman stuff…

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The Fourth Crusade and the sack of Constantinople

Constantinople was destroyed during the Fourth Crusade – a treacherous act by Christian crusaders in the year 1204 led by Venice

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