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Chronicle of the Morea

The Chronicle of the Morea: Invaluable History of Medieval Greece

The Chronicle of the Morea (Greek: Τὸ χρονικὸν τοῦ Μορέως) is the history of 14th-century Greece, specifically the Peloponnese—once called the Morea—through the eyes of its Frankish rulers of the time. More than 9,000 lines long, the Chronicle narrates events...

A Crusader’s History of the Sack of Constantinople

"De la Conquête de Constantinople" (On the Conquest of Constantinople), one of the oldest surviving examples of French prose, is considered to be the most important historical source on the Fourth Crusade and the tragic Sack of Constantinople. As disturbing...