The Fourth Crusade and the Problem of Food Provision in The Accounts of Robert De Clari and Geoffroy De Villehardouin

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Zdzisław Pentek

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This text provides the analysis of two texts, written by Robert de Clari and Geoffroy de Villehardouin, two chroniclers at the times of the Fourth Crusade. The analysis discusses their account of food provision and how Crusaders managed to provide for themselves during their journey from Venice to Constantinople in the period between June 1202 and May 1204.

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Pentek, Z. (2014). The Fourth Crusade and the Problem of Food Provision in The Accounts of Robert De Clari and Geoffroy De Villehardouin. Studia Historiae Oeconomicae, 32, 109-114. https://doi.org/10.2478/sho-2014-0006
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Zdzisław Pentek, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poznań

Zdzisław Pentek – a professor at the Adam Mickiewicz University, in the Institute of Balkan Studies Institute. His areas of expertise are the history of crusades, the Arabic world (from the 6th to 13th century), Byzantium, and the Balkan Peninsula in the Middle Ages.