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Fortresses and castles of Greece.

Alexander Paradissis

Fortresses and castles of Greece.

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Published by Efstathiadis Bros. in Athens .
Written in English


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Pagination174p. :
Number of Pages174
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Media in category "Fortresses in Greece" The following 31 files are in this category, out of 31 total. - Crete (detail of a engraving by Marco Boschini) Historical Summary. In Enrico Dandolo, Doge (chief magistrate) of Venice, made an agreement with the leaders of the Fourth Crusade on the division of the treasures they were expecting to plunder in o (blind and at the age of 80 or even 90) personally led the Venetian fleet's successful attack on the maritime walls.

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The map ( Times Atlas) shows the fortresses built or occupied by the Venetians in Greece. Scope. This site is about Greek Castles. The aim is to build a database with all Medieval and post-Byzantine Castles, Fortresses, Towers and City walls in Greece, and present it on-line.

Ancient fortifications are out of scope. The time period that is covered is from the beginning of the Middle Ages (4th - 5th century A.D.) until the 19th century. : Crusader Castles in Cyprus, Greece and the Aegean – (Fortress) () by Nicolle, David and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(9).