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  • Achaia —    A late Roman province that included southern and central Greece (q.v.) south of Thermopylae (q.v.). Its capital was at Corinth (q.v.). Later Achaia was incorporated into the late seventh century theme of Hellas (qq.v.). William I of Champlitte …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Greece, history of — ▪ Byzantine to modern Introduction       history of the area from the Byzantine (Byzantine Empire) period, beginning about AD 300, to the present. For earlier periods, see Aegean civilizations; ancient Greek civilization; and Hellenistic Age.… …   Universalium

  • Marie of Bourbon — (c. 1315 1387) was the Empress consort of Robert of Taranto, titular Latin Emperor of Constantinople.FamilyShe was a daughter of Louis I, Duke of Bourbon and Mary of Avesnes. She was a younger sister of Peter I, Duke of Bourbon and an older… …   Wikipedia

  • Marie de Bourbon, Princess of Achaea — For other people of the same name, see Marie de Bourbon (disambiguation). Marie of Bourbon (c. 1315 – 1387) was the Empress consort of Robert of Taranto, titular Latin Emperor of Constantinople. Contents 1 Family 2 First marriage 3 Second… …   Wikipedia

  • Achaea — Infobox Pref GR name = Achaea name local = Νομός Αχαΐας periph = West Greece capital = Patras population = 331,316 population as of = 2005 pop rank = 5th pop dens = 101.3 popdens rank = 9th area = 3,271.507 area rank = 14th postal code = 25x xx… …   Wikipedia

  • Greece — • History of the country and church Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Greece     Greece     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • James III of Majorca — James III (also Jaume or Jaime ; 1315 ndash; 25 August 1349), called the Rash or the Unfortunate, son of Ferdinand of Majorca and Isabelle de Sabran, heiress of Principality of Achaea, was the King of Majorca from 1324 to 1344. He was the last… …   Wikipedia

  • William I Champlitte —    Prince of Achaia (i.e., of the Principality of Achaia, or Morea [qq.v.]) from 1205 1208. With the permission of Boniface of Montferrat (q.v.), and with the aid of Geoffrey I Villehardouin (q.v.), he began the conquest of the Morea in 1205. The …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Chronicle of Morea — The Chronicle of Morea ( el. Το χρονικόν του Μορέως) is a long 14th century text, of which 4 versions are extant, a French, a Greek (in verse), an Italian and an Aragonese. The Chronicle is more than 9,000 lines long and it narrates events of the …   Wikipedia

  • Chronicle of the Morea — Text from the Chronicle of the Morea [1] 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) …   Wikipedia

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