Lost capital of Byzantium: the history of Mistra and the Peloponnese

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Harvard University Press,
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2009.
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English
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Clinging to a rugged hillside in the lush valley of Sparta lies Mistra, one of the most dramatically beautiful Byzantine cities in Greece, a place steeped in history, myth, and romance. Sir Steven Runciman, one of the most distinguished historians of the Byzantine period, traveled to Mistra on numerous occasions and became enchanted with the place. Now published in paperback for the first time,Lost Capital of Byzantium tells the story of this once-great city—its rise and fall and its place in the history of the Peloponnese and the Byzantine empire.
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9780674034051
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subject_facet Byzantine Empire -- History, Military -- 1081-1453, Mistra (Greece) -- History
title_display Lost capital of Byzantium : the history of Mistra and the Peloponnese
title_full Lost capital of Byzantium : the history of Mistra and the Peloponnese / Steven Runciman ; foreword by John Freely
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title_sub the history of Mistra and the Peloponnese