Morea, Despotate of

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  • Morea, Despotate of — ▪ historical principality, Greece       autonomous Byzantine principality located on the Greek Peloponnese (Morea). It was established in the mid 14th century by the Byzantine emperor John VI Cantacuzenus (reigned 1347–54) as an appanage for his… …   Universalium

  • Despotate of the Morea — Δεσποτᾶτον τοῦ Μορέως ← …   Wikipedia

  • Despotate of Morea — Infobox Former Country native name = Polytonic|Δεσποτάτο του Μορέως conventional long name = Despotate of Morea common name = Morea| continent = Europe region = Balkans era = Late Medieval government type = Principality| year start = 1308 year… …   Wikipedia

  • Despotate of Epirus — For other uses, see Epirus. Despotate of Epirus Ήπειρος ← …   Wikipedia

  • Morea — For other uses, see Morea (disambiguation). Map of the medieval Peloponnese with its principal localities The Morea (Greek: Μωρέας or Μωριάς, French: Morée, Italian …   Wikipedia

  • Morea —    Name for the Peloponnesos (q.v.) from the time of the 13th century Latin occupation. The etymology of the word is obscure; it may derive from morea, the Greek word for the mulberry tree, whose leaf has an outline not unlike that of the… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Morea revolt of 1453–1454 — The Byzantine Empire on the eve of the final conquest of Constantinople and the Morea, ca. 1450. The large purple peninsula in the southwest is the Morea, at the time the Empire s most important and prosperous territory …   Wikipedia

  • Despotate of Epiros — The Principality of Epirus can also refer to the pashalik of Ali Pasha Infobox Former Country native name = Δεσποτάτο της Ηπείρου conventional long name = Despotate of Epirus common name = Despotate of Epirus| continent = moved from Category:Asia …   Wikipedia

  • Morea Eyalet — Eyalet i Mora Eyalet of the Ottoman Empire …   Wikipedia

  • Serbian Despotate — Српска Деспотовина Srpska Despotovina ← 1402–1 …   Wikipedia

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