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

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2009.
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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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subject_facet Byzantine Empire -- History, Military -- 1081-1453, Mistra (Greece) -- History
table_of_contents The Vale of Sparta -- The coming of the Franks -- The foundation of Mistra -- The return of the Greeks -- The despot Manuel -- The despot Theodore I -- The despot Theodore II -- The last despots -- The city of Mistra -- The philosophers of Mistra -- The rule of the infidel -- The end of ancient Mistra.
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title_alt Mistra and the Peloponnese., Mistra.
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title_sort lost capital of byzantium the history of mistra and the peloponnese
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