And back to Asia Minor; as promised, Sparta retakes Constantinople while the Ayyubids take Trebizond, and, it must be noted, gets Jerusalem down into yellow. Say what you will about Judaism vs. Islam, Cairo is certainly top dog when it comes to holy cities.
In Sparta's far northwestern frontier, some troops get experience at Cumae's expense. Those men could really be used elsewhere, Leonidas! But, it looks like Constantinople has a few turns' grace before flipping again, at least.