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The Lost Capital of Byzantium

The History of Mistra and the Peloponnese

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$24.00 • £19.95 • €21.50

ISBN 9780674034051

Publication Date: 06/30/2009

Academic Trade

160 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

24 halftones, 2 maps, 1 genealogical chart

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Sir Steven Runciman, one of the most acclaimed historians of the Byzantine era, was the author of many influential works, including the three-volume History of the Crusades.

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