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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Chronicle of Morea,
  • Peloponnesus (Greece) -- Historiography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [353]-379) and index.

StatementTeresa Shawcross.
SeriesOxford studies in Byzantium, Oxford studies in Byzantium
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDF623 .S53 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 401 p. [6] p. of col. plates :
Number of Pages401
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23682248M
ISBN 100199557004
ISBN 109780199557004
LC Control Number2009455628

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The Chronicle of Morea, one of the most important and controversial historical narratives written in the late Middle Ages, tells the story of the formation and government by the Villehardouin dynasty of a remarkably successful Crusader State following the conquest by western invaders of the capital - Constantinople - and the provinces of the Byzantine Empire.   Preserved in a unique fourteenth-century manuscript, the Old French version of the Chronicle of Morea is a contemporary account of Frankish feudal life transposed onto foreign soil. It describes clashes, conquests, and ransoms between the Franks and Byzantines, as well as their alliances and arranged : Anne Van Arsdall, Helen Moody. The Chronicle of Morea is the key source for the history of the Frankish states established in Greece after the conquest of Constantinople in and their relations with the reviving Byzantine Empire during the 13th century. It is also an important source for the growth of the Venetian maritime empire. An interesting read for many reasons. The Chronicle of Morea was written in either Greek or French at the beginning of the 14th century and has not survived the winds of time. But multiple versions based on the lost text have come down to us, and this is what you should know before deciding which to read.5/5.

  This archive of the chronicle of Morea contains characters, and words of Foreword. If the reader has the patience to read through endless Summaries, Analysis's and Table of contents, He or she will be dissapointed to find that the body text is untranslated gibberish. Don't use this as a source, Look : Chronicle of the Morea. The anonymous 14th century Chronicle of the Morea relates events of the Franks' establishment of feudalism in mainland Greece following the Fourth Crusade. Despite its unreliability about historical events, the Chronicle is famous for its lively portrayal of life in the feudal community. The language in Greek versions is notable as it reflects the rapid transition from. Preserved in a unique fourteenth-century manuscript, the Old French version of the Chronicle of Morea is a contemporary account of Frankish feudal life transposed onto foreign soil. It describes clashes, conquests, and ransoms between the Franks and Byzantines, as well as their alliances and arranged marriages. The Chronicle of Morea, one of the most important and controversial historical narratives written in the late Middle Ages, tells the story of the formation and government by the Villehardouin dynasty of a remarkably successful Crusader State following the conquest by western invaders of the capital - Constantinople - and the provinces of the Byzantine : Teresa Shawcross.

  The Chronicle of Morea, one of the most important and controversial historical narratives written in the late Middle Ages, tells the story of the formation and government by the Villehardouin dynasty of a remarkably successful Crusader State following the conquest by western invaders of the capital - Constantinople - and the provinces of the Byzantine Empire. The Chronicle of the Morea (Greek: Το χρονικόν του Μορέως) is a long 14th-century history text, of which four versions are extant: in French, Greek (in verse), Italian and Aragonese. More than 9, lines long, the Chronicle narrates events of the Franks' establishment of feudalism in mainland Greece. West European Crusaders settled in the Peloponnese (called Morea at the. The chronicle of Morea [electronic resource]: historiography in crusader Greece / Teresa Shawcross. Main author: Shawcross, Clare Teresa M., Corporate Author: Ebook Central Academic Complete., ProQuest (Firm) Format: eBook Online access: Connect to electronic book via Ebook Central.   The Chronicle of Morea, [To Chronikon Tou Moreōs]: A History in Political Verse, Relating the Item PreviewPages: