| This Year In|
- 1208-1244: Albigensian Crusade against the Cathars in France continues. The war results in the complete destruction of the cultures of Provençe and Aquitaine.
- The Mali empire becomes a force that rivals Ghana.
- Emperor Vatatzes of Nicaea and the Bulgar Tzar Ivan Asen II attempt to siege Constantinople, but the Latins manage to defeat them.